Here you can browse the 430 titles about England  (and related British topics) that are in stock as of January 25, 2012, at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.  We have always enjoyed books about the United Kingdom, and cannot wait until we get to holiday there again. We hope you enjoy browsing our stock. If you would like to order any of these titles, feel free to do so at anytime, thank you, RAY

PS - I note that my computer included some New "England" titles, but that is alright - one may catch your eye.


2. THE CATHEDRALS OF THE BRITISH ISLES, Excalibur Books, New York, (1978), B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 052570261X This book selects over thirty of the most impressive cathedrals, giving a complete guide to each. It discusses the history of the religious changes that have shaped the cathedrals as they stand today--from the magnificent buildings started by the Norman bishops through to the destruction wrought by the Protestant Reformation and the Civil Wars of the seventeenth century., (Order No: 14441 ), $6.50

3. A PICTORIAL AND DESCRIPTIVE GUIDE TO LONDON AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, 1925, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London, 1925 45th ed., over 100 B&W ill., maps, 272pp, ads, good+, wraps (softcover) nice clean and tight copy, (Order No: 43501 ), $25.00

4. THE ENGLISH ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE 1883-1884, Macmillan and Co., London, 1884, B&W illustrations, 784pp, very good, 3/4 leathers (hardcover), (Order No: 52450 ), $75.00

5. LES MEUBLES ET LA DECORATION EN ANGLETERRE 1680-1800, Librairie Hachette, Paris, early 1900s, B&W illustrations, 205pp, good, olive green cloth (hardcover), Text and photograph captions in French. Wonderful black and white photographs of English furniture and room settings., (Order No: 29746 ), $50.00

6. THE NEW PEERAGE; OR PRESENT STATE OF THE NOBILITY OF ENGLAND. SCOTLAND. AND IRELAND. ... THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Printed for R. Davis, London, 1769 1st ed, B&W illustrations, good+, full calf (hardcover) new spines and hinges (See Note), "...CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF ALL THE PEERS, EITHER BY TENURE, SUMMONS, OR CREATION; THEIR DESCENTS AND COLLATERAL BRANCHES; THEIR BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND ISSUE. ALSO THEIR PATERNAL COATS OF ARMS, CRESTS, SUPPORTERS AND MOTTOES." Volume I (ENGLAND), 291pp, table (index), 36 plates of coats of arms preceed text (3 plates intentionally left blank); Volume II(SCOTLAND - TO WHICH IS ADDED THE EXTINCT PEERAGE OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND, AND A LIST OF ALL THE PEERS WHO HAVE BEEN RETURNED TO THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT), 319pp, table, 16 plates, tear in plate 1/2 and title page tear has been repaired; Volume III (IRELAND ... TO WHICH IS ADDED A LIST OF THE EXTINCT PEERS, AND AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHIEF GOVERNORS OF IRELAND.), 278pp, table, 23 plates. A nice clean and tight set. All hinges at some point in time were reinforced with cloth tape, and the spines were rebacked with leather over the original spine with cutouts leaving the original red spine labels visible., (Order No: 53642 ), $450.00

7. PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI - PUNCH VOL XIV., - VOLUME THE FOURTEENTH - 1848, Punch, London, 1848, B&W illustrations, 266pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 59385 ), $75.00

8. PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI - PUNCH VOLUME XXI - 1851, Punch, London, 1851, B&W illustrations, 278pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 59386 ), $75.00

9. WELSH IN A WEEK - A RAPID METHOD OF LEARNING WELSH BY MEANS OF CONVERSATION, Evans & Short, Ltd., Tonypandy, n.d. c1970s, 24pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 50451 ), $7.50

10. WARWICK CASTLE - THE FINEST MEDIAEVAL CASTLE IN ENGLAND, Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK, (1997), color illustrations, 56pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A wonderful guidebook to the castle with 1998 tickets laid in, and a travel brochure laid in., (Order No: 58334 ), $5.00

11. A Gentleman With a Duster, THE GLASS OF FASHION: SOME SOCIAL REFLECTIONS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1921, B&W illustrations, 176pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 3899 ), $4.00

12. Adam and Charles Black, BLACK'S GUIDE TO ENGLAND AND WALES - THIRTEENTH EDITION, Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1883 13th ed, ads, maps, 544pp, ads, very good, green cloth (hardcover), "Containing Plans of the Principal Cities, Maps and Charts, and a List of Hotels." Nice clean, tight and bright copy., (Order No: 61466 ), $50.00

13. Adam, Ruth, A WOMAN'S PLACE: 1910-1975, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1977) 1st Amer, 18 B&W plates, 224pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393056228 The author describes the extraordinary course of women's social history in Great Britain from the time of the suffragettes to our own era., (Order No: 14213 ), $7.50

14. Allan, D. G. C. and Abbott, John L. (edited by), THE VIRTUOSO TRIBE OF ARTS & SCIENCES, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 447pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820313262 STUDIES IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WORK AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE LONDON SOCIETY OF ARTS. This volume draws together twenty essays by British, American, and European scholars. The essays illuminate the Society's origins, defining its principal features, and suggesting the range of its contributions during its founding century., (Order No: 49439 ), $10.00

15. Allen, Robert and Guirdham, Quentin (edited by) (after Hunter Davies), THE LONDON SPY: A DISCREET GUIDE TO THE CITY'S PLEASURES, Anthony Blond, London, (1971), B&W illustrations, 241pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) previous owners inscrip., ISBN 021851337X The beautiful and the old, the curious and the vulgar, even the boring and horrible, have all been examined; and the finest examples selected for your delectation., (Order No: 34502 ), $10.00

16. Allsopp, Bruce and Clark, Ursula, HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE OF NORTHUMBERLAND, Oriel Press, Newcastle upon Tyne, (1969), B&W illustrations, 96pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0853620628 The historic architecture of Northumberland is unique in many respecdts and reflects the history of this large and beautiful county., (Order No: 58743 ), $6.50

17. Anson, Sir William R. and Guest, A. G., PRINCIPLES OF THE ENGLISH LAW OF CONTRACT AND OF AGENCY IN ITS RELATION TO CONTRACT - TWENTY-FIRST EDITION 1959, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, (1961) 21st ed, 608pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), For over sixty-five years ANSON ON CONTRACT has been recognized as one of hte leading textbooks of English law. In this new edition the book has been completely revised., (Order No: 34567 ), $15.00

18. Ashton, John, SOCIAL LIFE IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE; TAKEN FROM ORIGINAL SOURCES - A NEW EDITION, Chatto & Windus, London, 1904, B&W illustrations, 474pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) UNDERLINING on about 6 pages, (Order No: 56266 ), $14.00

19. Ashworth, Thos.; Gibbons, S. E. (descriptive index by), SKETCHES OF OLD MANCHESTER AND SALFORD EXECUTED BY THOS. ASHWORTH, T. Roworth, Manchester, UK, (1877), 20 B&W plates, unpaginated, good, decorated green cloth (hardcover), Great black and white drawings of the 12th to 15th century houses and business buildings of these two towns., (Order No: 40760 ), $150.00

20. Austin, Michael (edited by), 'ALMOST LIKE A DREAM' A PARISH AT WAR 1914-19, Merton Priory Press, Cardiff, UK, (1999), 150pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1898937338 Letters from the Front (World War I) published in the Parish Magazine of St. Michael's Derby., (Order No: 57395 ), $15.00

21. Bagust, Harold, LONDON THROUGH THE AGES, Thornhill Press, Cheltenham, (1982), B&W ill., B&W map, 168pp, map, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0904110990 A condensed account of the growth of the City from pre-Roman to modern times., (Order No: 25988 ), $10.00

22. Bagwell, Philip S. & Mingay, G. E., BRITAIN AND AMERICA 1850-1939: A STUDY OF ECONOMIC CHANGE, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1970), B&W figures, tables, maps, 312pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), This book, the first authoritative comparison of economic development in Great Britain and the United States, is a unique study and a pioneering effort in the field of comparative economic history. Utilizing the techniques and resources of two disciplines, the authors compare the two economic systems, explaining and evaluating the factors that promoted change-or the lack of it-within each structure., (Order No: 14127 ), $10.00

23. Bain, G. S. and Bennett, J. D., A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 1971-1979, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1985), 258pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0521266998, (Order No: 36707 ), $17.50

24. Banton, Michael, WHITE AND COLOURED: THE BEHAVIOR OF BRITISH PEOPLE TOWARDS COLOURED IMMIGRANTS, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 1960, B&W tables, 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Dr. Banton's propositions about race relations in Britain., (Order No: 17836 ), $10.00

25. Barber, Richard, THE REIGN OF CHIVALRY, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312669941, (Order No: 5111 ), $7.50

26. Baren, Maurice, HOW IT ALL BEGAN IN THE LAKE DISTRICT, Dalesman Publishing Co., Ltd, Skipton, North Yorkshire, (2002), color illustrations, 144pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1855681951 The Lake District is home to many famous names - Beatrix Pottere, Kendal Mint, K Shoes, and Eddie Stobart not to mention Carr's biscuits, Jennings beers and Grasmere Gingerbread. Read all about these and many other familiar names., (Order No: 59888 ), $12.50

27. Barty-King, Hugh, MAKING PROVISION: A CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PROVISION TRADE, Quiller Press, London, (1986), B&W and color illustrations, 171pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0907621724 Published to mark the centenary of the United Kingdom Provision Trade Federation, 1887-1987. A fascinating history of the Federation., (Order No: 46055 ), $8.50

28. Bell, Walter George (edited and introduced by Belinda Hollyer), THE GREAT PLAGUE IN LONDON, The Folio Society, London, (2004) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 256pp, fine, decorated cloth (hardcover) in fine slipcase, (Order No: 61711 ), $12.00

29. Bellringer, Alan W. and Jones, C. B. (editors), THE VICTORIAN SAGES: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE, Dent, London, (1975), 241pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874715539 This anthology aims to dispel the image of the Victorian age as one of conservatism, stability and certainty by showing that the Victorians were struggling with the same problems that confront us today, and with no less urgency and commitment., (Order No: 14684 ), $14.50

30. Benes, Peter and Zimmerman, Philip D., NEW ENGLAND MEETING HOUSE AND CHURCH: 1630-1850, Boston University, Boston, MA, (1979), B&W illustrations, 177pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087270050X A Loan Exhibition held at The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire. This catalogue commemorates the first comprehensive exhibition on the subject of the New England Meeting House and Church., (Order No: 46324 ), $10.00

31. Berry, Erick, THE FOUR LONDONS OF WILLIAM HOGARTH, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1964 1st ed, Hogarth illustrations, 232pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The reader has the privilege of rediscovering Hogarth's brawling streets, his charminly furnished rooms and his spacious gardens alon with the man himself, and will find his London as fresh as when he painted an engraved its portraits.", (Order No: 50671 ), $7.50

32. Betjeman, John and Vaisey, David, VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN OXFORD FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS, B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, (1971), 156 B&W illustrations, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0713401184 The photographs reflect a city still surprisingly medieval: one where industry played no part, but in which the life of a market town continued parallel with, but distinct from, the life of the University., (Order No: 33396 ), $15.00

33. Birley, Anthony (series edited by Peter Quennell), LIFE IN ROMAN BRITAIN - ENGLISH LIFE SERIES, B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, (1964), B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), For nearly four centuries, with the might of their armies and the strength of their administration, the Romans occupied Britain., (Order No: 46923 ), $5.00

34. Black, Adam; and Black, Charles, BLACK'S GUIDE TO WARWICKSHIRE - FIFTH EDITION; ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS, PLANS, & ILLUSTRATIONS, Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1878, B&W illustrations, maps, 218pp, ads, good+, green cloth (hardcover) old repair to front hinge, A nice clean and tight copy which is really very good, but has an old tape repair to the front hinge. The hinge never separated, but someone put tape on it anyway., (Order No: 49537 ), $30.00

35. Blake, Edward (edited by) (texts by Robert Blake; Frank Barlow; George Holmes; Michael Maclagan; Hugh Trevor-Roper; et al), THE ENGLISH WORLD: HISTORY, CHARACTER, AND PEOPLE, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1982), 306 ill. w/85 in color, maps, 268pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810908654 Starting with the question "Who are the English?" a group of eminent scholars bring their special knowledge to particular areas: migration, conquest, and the mingling of ancient peoples; the foundations of English institutions up to the Tudors; the historic role of the monarchy and aristocracy; the development of Parliament; struggle and defense at home and overseas; settlement and colonization in the New World; the second Empire--India, Africa, and Australia; the English heritage of poetry, drama, and the novel; the native tradition in painting, sculpture, building, and landscape; the social setting of anglicanism and Nonconformity; how the villages, fields, and roads took form; commerce, town life, and the Industrial Revolution; and finally custom and character; the English man and woman at home., (Order No: 22965 ), $15.00

36. Blyth, Henry, HELL AND HAZARD: OR WILLIAM CROCKFORD VERSUS THE GENTLEMEN OF ENGLAND, Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, IL, (1969), B&W illustrations, 214pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In 1828, William Crockford opened Crockford's Club, in the heart of Mayfair. Its members were the cream of Society; its cuisine the best in Europe. And behind this facade of respectability, Crockford accumulated a huge personal fortune and beggared half the aristocracy of England., (Order No: 37970 ), $5.00

37. Bone, Gertrude, CAME TO OXFORD, Oxford University Press, New York, 1953, ill. by Muirhead Bone, 132pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 34330 ), $9.50

38. Borish, Elaine, LITERARY LODGINGS: HISTORIC HOTELS IN BRITAIN WHERE FAMOUS WRITERS LIVED, Fidelio Press, Boulder, CO, (1995) 2nd ed, B&W ill., 355pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0952488108 Takes a look at almost 40 literary connections with 40 separate hotels., (Order No: 32483 ), $5.00

39. Boyd-Smith, Peter and Boyd-Smith, Jan, SOUTHAMPTON IN FOCUS, Steamship Publications, Southampton, England, (1996), B&W illustrations, 86pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0952369656 Covers the period from the 1840s, when Southampton was beginning to emerge as a port of some importance, until the 1960s which saw the decline of passenger ships as the principle means of travel overseas., (Order No: 61525 ), $15.00

40. Bradford, Ernle, WALL OF ENGLAND - THE CHANNEL'S 2000 YEARS OF HISTORY, Country Life Limited, London, (1966), B&W illustrations, 112pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Vividly describes how the 350 mile long English Channel has moulded the fate of Britain since, some 8,000 years ago, the Atlantic ride-race eventually severed England from the Continent., (Order No: 41088 ), $10.00

41. Bradshaw, David J. and Ozment, Suzanne (edited by), THE VOICE OF TOIL: NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH WRITINGS ABOUT WORK, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (2000) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 793pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0821412922 The editors have collected the central writings from a pivotal place and time, including poems, stories, essays, and a play that reflect four prominent ways in which the subject of work was addressed: Work as Mission, Work as Opportunity, Work as Oppression, and (Separate) Spheres of Work., (Order No: 28572 ), $30.00

42. Brasher, N. H., ARGUMENTS IN HISTORY: BRITAIN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1968, B&W ill., 248pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: LORD LIVERPOOL, Arch-mediocrity?; THE WHIGS, 1830-41 Reformers or Reactionaries?; PEEL AND THE TORIES, Martyr or Renegade?; PALMERSTON AND FOREIGN POLICY, Ginger Beer or Champagne?; GLADSTONE, Statesman or Bigot?; JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN, Egotist or Visionary?; THE CONDITION OF THE PEOPLE, 1846-1900 Progress or Poverty?; WAS THERE A VICTORIAN AGE?, (Order No: 35409 ), $10.00

43. Brebner, John Bartlet, NORTH ATLANTIC TRIANGLE: THE INTERPLAY OF CANADA, THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, Yale Univ Pr/The Ryerson Pr, New Haven, CT/Toronto, (1946) 2nd ptg, B&W and color maps, 386pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The author's aim was to set forth the interplay between the United States and Canada--the Siamese Twins of North America who cannot separate and live. The United States attained nationhood by rebellion against Great Britain and Canada by gradual growth within the British Empire., (Order No: 51543 ), $7.50

44. Bridges, The Rt. Hon. Lord, THE TREASURY - THE NEW WHITEHALL SERIES NO. 12, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, London, (1964), 248pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61073 ), $8.00

45. Briffault, Robert, THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1938 2nd ptg, 264pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 50023 ), $10.00

46. Briggs, Asa, A SOCIAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - NEW EDITION FROM THE ICE AGE TO THE CHANNEL TUNNEL, Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 320pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0140074929 Written by one of England's foremost scholars, this book carries the reader from prehistoric times, and incorporates the research findings of recent years about the society, politics, demography, and economic life of the English people. Sketches, prints, paintings, and photographs form an integral part of this exposition. First published in 1983, this book has been continuously in print., (Order No: 11858 ), $4.00

47. Brooks, Charles S., ROUNDABOUT TO CANTERBURY, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, (1926), ill. by Julia McCune Flory, 346pp, good w/faded but good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, A travel log of "300 miles through Surrey, Kent and Sussex, with all appurtenance of inn and castle, beacon top and valley road, bridge and church, together with such reflections as suggest themselves to idleness.", (Order No: 36668 ), $15.00

48. Brown, Peter, THE CHATHAMITES, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1967, B&W ill., 516pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A STUDY IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERSONALITIES AND IDEAS IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. The object of this book is to delineate the influence upon politics and society of two famous eighteenth-century statesmen: William Pitt, first Earl of Chatham, and William Petty, second Earl of Shelburne and first Marquis of Lansdowne., (Order No: 35707 ), $15.00

49. Brown, Reginald W., THE WASHINGTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTRY - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND, Archer & Goodman, Northampton, UK, n.d. c1930, B&W illustrations, 45pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Northamptonshireis the birthplace of the ancestors of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Contents include: The Ancestral Home of the Washingtons; Washington's Ancestry; Great Brington; Little Brington; The Washington Pedigree; The Spencer Pedigree; Ancestral Home of the Franklinsl Northampton; Routes to Sulgrave, Brington, and Ecton., (Order No: 47085 ), $25.00

50. Brown, Tom (edited with notes by Arthur L. Hayward), AMUSEMENTS SERIOUS AND COMICAL: AND OTHER WORKS, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd, London, 1927, B&W illustrations, 476pp, good++, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - faded spine, Contents include: Amusements Serious And Comical, Calculated For The Meridian Of London; Letters On Several Occasions; and, Letters From The Dead To The Living. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 53503 ), $15.00

51. Bryant, Arthur, THE MEDIEVAL FOUNDATION, Collins, London, (1967) 2nd ptg, 288pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A history of the changing social life, habits and beliefs of an evolving people., (Order No: 45945 ), $7.50

52. Bryant, Julius, THE ENGLISH GRAND TOUR - ARTISTS AND ADMIRERS OF ENGLAND'S HISTORIC SITES, English Heritage, Swindon, UK, (2005), color illustrations, 135pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1850748896 Explores how some of England's most iconic historic sites have inspired artists as diverse as J. M. W. Turner and L. S. Lowry, as well as Victorian photographers, illustrators, modern poster designers, and visitors from all walks of life., (Order No: 51044 ), $27.50

53. Bumpus, T. Francis, THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND AND WALES, T. Werner Laurie Ltd., London, 1926, color frontis, B&W ill., 344pp, good, dark green cloth (hardcover) faded spine, (Order No: 50924 ), $8.50

54. Burden, Joy, WINGING WESTWARD: FROM ETON DUNGEON TO MILLFIELD DESK, Robert Wall Books, Bath, (1974), B&W illustrations, 169pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Joy Burden (sister of the last Caleb) writes delightfully about her ancestors and her own happy childhood at Kingweston House. Her book will be a must for those who care about the Somerset families and their homes., (Order No: 54399 ), $10.00

55. Burke, Thomas, THE ENGLISH INN, Longman, Green and Co., London, 1931, B&W illustrations, maps, 186pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket EX-LIB minimal marks, Chapters include: In the Yard; The Oldest Inhabitant; A Fireside Tour; Tales of Wayside Inns; There Was a Tavern in the Town; Present and Future; and, Index., (Order No: 49833 ), $4.00

56. Burl, Aubrey, PREHISTORIC AVEBURY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1979, 13 color ill., 107 B&W ill., 275pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300023685 The author carefully sifts the rich archaeological and historical evidence that is available about the Avebury monuments and their builders to present a comprehensive and convincing picture of the life of the primitive communities who erected these massive structures nearly 5000 years ago., (Order No: 13464 ), $7.50

57. Bushell, Peter, LONDON'S SECRET HISTORY, Constable, London, (1983), B&W illustrations, 267pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0094647305, (Order No: 59649 ), $6.00

58. Byrd, Max, LONDON TRANSFORMED: IMAGES OF THE CITY IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1978, 202pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB Minimal Mark, ISBN 0300021666, (Order No: 60864 ), $7.50

59. Callender, Geoffrey, THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1924, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good, blue cloth w/gilt stampings (hardcover), A view of England's history from the sea-angle covering four hundred and forty years., (Order No: 18104 ), $20.00

60. Carter, Harry, WOLVERCOTE MILL: A STUDY IN PAPER-MAKING AT OXFORD, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1957, color frontis, B&W ill., 80pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A contribution towards the little-known history of English paper-making and a new chapter in the history of the press at Oxford., (Order No: 34164 ), $35.00

61. Caxton, William; (modern rendering by Marie Collins), CAXTON: THE DESCRIPTION OF BRITAIN, A MODERN RENDERING BY MARIE COLLINS, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, (1988) 1st Amer, B&W and color ill., 176pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 155584300X William Caxton made The Description of Britain available to the British public in 1480, basing his version on a fourteenth-century Middle English translation of the Latin Polychronicon. Now his text has been modernized and the result is a fascinating insight into Britain in the Middle Ages and a vivid account of Britain's history from the perspective of the later Middle Ages., (Order No: 14258 ), $4.50

62. Charlesworth, M. P.; Daniel, G. E.; Clark, J. G. D.; de Navarro, J. M.; Knowles, M. D.; Blair, P. H.; Miller, E. et al, THE HERITAGE OF EARLY BRITAIN, G. Bell and Sons Ltd, London, 1952, B&W illustrations, 196pp, plates, good, light reddish cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This book had its origin in a course of lectures delivered at Cambridge in the Lent Term of 1949. They were organized by Martin Charlesworth, who conceived the idea of assembling a team from three different faculties to present a composite picture of British prehistory and early history in a way that might appeal to hearers reading a great variety of subjects other than history., (Order No: 53927 ), $12.00

63. Cheyney, Edward P., AN INTRODUCTION TO THE INDUSTRIAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Corner House Publishers, Williamstown, MA, 1971, B&W illustrations, 317pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First issued in 1901, Professor Cheyney's survey of English history stands out as one of the most readable and popular surveys of English history from its beginnings in prehistoric times through the end of the 19th century., (Order No: 13607 ), $5.00

64. Chick, Martin, INDUSTRIAL POLICY IN BRITAIN 1945-1951: ECONOMIC PLANNING, NATIONALISATION AND THE LABOUR GOVERNMENTS, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1998), 221pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0521482917 An archive-based study of the economic planning of the Attlee governments, in which the author seeks to analyse the interaction between the decisions of central planners and the micro-economic effects of those decisions., (Order No: 37696 ), $14.50

65. Clark, Colin (in collaboration with Henryk Frankel; with the assistance of Lynden Moore), THE COMMON MARKET AND BRITISH TRADE, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1962), B&W tables and diagrams, 149pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "The countries of Western Europe are forming the Common Market, and seeking still closer union, with motives which are primarily political, in order to defend themselves and their institutions in a far from peaceful world. The case for Britain's entering the Common Market is also primarily political: by staying out we may imperil the security both of ourselves and of our neighbours.", (Order No: 24473 ), $10.00

66. Clayton-Payne, Andrew and Elliott, Brent, FLOWER GARDENS OF VICTORIAN ENGLAND, Rizzoli, New York, (1988), color illustrations, 160pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847810135 Beautifully illustrated with contemporary Victorian watercolours of over 120 different gardens, this book documents the great changes that took place in garden design during the nineteenth century and traces the emergence and subsequent popularity of flower gardens., (Order No: 55296 ), $15.00

67. Cliffe, J. T., THE WORLD OF THE COUNTRY HOUSE IN SEVENTEETH-CENTURY ENGLAND, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1999), B&W and color illustrations, 232pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300076436 Explores every aspect of life on a country estate during a critical century in English history., (Order No: 61409 ), $19.50

68. Clifford, James L. (newly edited from the MS. by) (introduction by S. C. Roberts), DR. CAMPBELL'S DIARY OF A VISIT TO ENGLAND IN 1775, Cambridge at the Univ. Press, Cambridge, UK, 1947, 148pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This edition presents for the first time a complete and accurate text of Campbell's narrative., (Order No: 46909 ), $10.00

69. Coate, Mary, CORNWALL IN THE GREAT CIVIL WAR AND INTERREGNUM 1642- 1660, D. Bradford Barton, Ltd., Truro, UK, 1963 2nd ed, 414pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1933. The standard work on the part the county played during the Civil War., (Order No: 55365 ), $95.00

70. Cohn, Nik, YES WE HAVE NO: ADVENTURES IN THE OTHER ENGLAND, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1999 1st Amer, 328pp, fine, stiff wraps (softcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0394568702 Forget about cricket, tea with the vicar and the changing of the guard (and about the much-hyped Cool Britannia as well), and encounter a hidden nation--the many millions who've fallen out of the mainstream, or chosen to jump., (Order No: 30831 ), $5.00

71. Cole, G. D. H., THE NEXT TEN YEARS IN BRITISH SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY, Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1929, 459pp, good, cloth (hardcover) occassional red underlining, notes, Light wear top of spine, some light underlining in red and marginal notes, and notes on endpapers., (Order No: 33706 ), $10.00

72. Commemorative Collectors Society, JUBILEE ROYAL - JUBILEE REVIEW OF COMMEMORATIVE SOUVENIRS ISSUED TO MARK THE SILVER JUBILEE OF H. M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II, Commemorative Collectors Soc, Nottingham, UK, 1977, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, good, wraps (softcover), Over 600 commemorative items are described, illustrated and priced., (Order No: 44114 ), $25.00

73. Cook, Edward M., THE FATHERS OF THE TOWNS: LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NEW ENGLAND, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, MD, (1976), B&W tables, 275pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0801821495 Seeking to integrate recent literature on community life and on the political ethos in colonial New England, the author examines elite recruitment and community structure in the four New England colonies between 1700 and 1785., (Order No: 38212 ), $6.00

74. Cook, Judith, CLOSE TO THE EARTH: LIVING SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1984), 33 B&W ill., 196pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710096348 This book is an affectionate record of a vanishing age, of working communities and working individuals who made their living from the land, the rivers and the sea., (Order No: 17643 ), $7.00

75. Cook, Olive, ENGLISH COTTAGES AND FARMHOUSES, Thames and Hudson, New York, (1982), photographs by Edwin Smith, 208pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0500241147 Through both pictures and words, Olive Cook and Edwin Smith display a feeling for place, an understanding of people and an infallible eye for the telling detail that make this beautiful book a moving and illuminating portrait of an integral part of English life., (Order No: 17528 ), $5.00

76. Cope, Esther S., HANDMAID OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: DAME ELEANOR DAVIES, NEVER SOE MAD A LADIE, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1992) 1st ptg, 247pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0472103032 On the morning of July 28, 1625, Dame Eleanor Davies (1590- 1652) heard "a great voice from heaven." She believed the message came from the prophet David and began immediately to explain how the books of Daniel and Revelation applied to England's history, (Order No: 59219 ), $8.50

77. Copeland, Ian C., THE MAKING OF THE BACKWARD PUPIL IN EDUCATION IN ENGLAND 1870-1914, Woburn Press, London, (1999), 236pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0713040378, (Order No: 38359 ), $20.00

78. Costin, W. C.; and, Watson, J. Steven, THE LAW AND WORKING OF THE CONSTITUTION: DOCUMENTS 1660-1914 -- VOLUME II 1784-1914 [LISTING IS FOR VOLUME II ONLY], Adam and Charles Black, London, (1952), 531pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61778 ), $8.00

79. Cousins, Geoffrey, THE STORY OF SCAPA FLOW, Frederick Muller Limited, London, (1965), B&W illustrations, 209pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), During both World Wars the Flow was the chief base of the British Atlantic Fleet, but now the whole conception of naval warfare has been altered by modern weapons and Scapa Flow has relinquished its naval-base status and again become a mere place on the map. This is the story of this historical strait separating the Orkney Islands., (Order No: 38942 ), $60.00

80. Cox, J. Charles, HOW TO WRITE THE HISTORY OF A PARISH: AN OUTLINE GUIDE TO TOPOGRAPHICAL RECORDS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND BOOKS, Bemrose & Sons, Limited, London, 1895 4th ed, 186pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 33920 ), $15.00

81. Cox, R. Hippisley, THE GREEN ROADS OF ENGLAND, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1948) 6th ed, B&W illustrations, maps, 154pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book traces the old travel ways of the Stone Age, from the great prehistoric center of Avebury, along the watersheds of the country. The volume also contains a chapter on the South Downs., (Order No: 46902 ), $17.50

82. Critchfield, Richard, AN AMERICAN LOOKS AT BRITAIN, Doubleday, New York, (1990) 1st ed, 496pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385244568, (Order No: 50021 ), $5.00

83. Crookston, Peter (editor); Kenyon, John (consultant), THE AGES OF BRITAIN, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1983), B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, very good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0241109965, (Order No: 52829 ), $7.50

84. Crouch, Marcus, KENT, B T Batsford Ltd, London, (1966), 42 B&W ill., 1 B&W map, 264pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, Chapters include: The Kingdom of Kent; Kentish Subtopia; The Western Downs; The Stone Hills; Weald and Marsh; The Medway; The Eastern Downs; The Stour Valley; and, Seaboard and River., (Order No: 22536 ), $7.50

85. Cruikshank, R. J., THE MOODS OF LONDON, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1951), ill. by Robin Ironside, 142pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book presents the City's various moods--the labyrinth of its streets, the mystery of its suburbs, the fascination of its river, the beauty of its parks., (Order No: 53243 ), $10.00

86. Cunliffe, J. W. (with notes on the illustrations by Margaret Barnard Pickel), ENGLAND IN PICTURE SONG AND STORY, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, (1936), B&W illustrations, 410pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A de luxe guide to scenic, literary, and historic England for the tourist or the arm-chair traveler., (Order No: 39627 ), $12.00

87. Cunnington, M. E., AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WILTSHIRE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PAGAN SAXONS, Charles Henry Woodward, Devizes, UK, 1949, B&W illustrations, 172pp, good, wraps (softcover), With chapters on Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill, Woodhenge, Barrows, Earthworks, etc., (Order No: 57363 ), $14.50

88. D'Auvergne, Edmund B., THE LIGHT SIDE OF LONDON, Edward J. Clode, New York, n.d. c1930s, B&W illustrations, 261pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Contents include: The West End; Bohemians in London; The City; The Flirtatious Londoner; In the Suburbs; The Suburban Pub; Sunday in London; The Londoner's Fairs; Index., (Order No: 42649 ), $20.00

89. Dakers, Caroline, CLOUDS: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A COUNTRY HOUSE, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1993, B&W and color illustrations, 278pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300057768 Not only shows the significance of Clouds within the history of architecture, art, and design, but also uses the house to trace the changing relation between patrons and artists and the decline of the political and economic poser of the landed class., (Order No: 61718 ), $15.00

90. Dangerfield, George, THE DAMNABLE QUESTION - A STUDY IN ANGLO-IRISH RELATIONS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1976) 1st ed, 400pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316172006 A humane, masterful exploration of the political and social relations between Ireland and England during the period 1800-1922., (Order No: 49137 ), $4.00

91. Darvill, Timothy, PREHISTORIC BRITAIN, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1987) 1st ptg, 110 B&W ill., 223pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300039514 Using archaeological evidence, the author examines the development of human societies in Britain from earliest times to the Roman Conquest. Darvill gives special attention to six themes that are traced through all phases of prehistory: subsistence, technology, ritual, trade, society, and population., (Order No: 17263 ), $10.00

92. Davies, D. Hywel, THE WELSH NATIONALIST PARTY 1925-1945 - A CALL TO NATIONHOOD, St. Martin's Press, Inc., New York, (1983), 286pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312861907 Examines the nature of the Welsh Nationalist Party from its foundation in 1925 to 1945 - the philosophy and polices it embraced, the methods it used, and its organizational character., (Order No: 36764 ), $15.00

93. Davies, Philip, THE METROPOLITAN MOSAIC: PROBLEMS OF THE CONTEMPORARY CITY, British Assn for Amer Studie, Durham, UK, (1980), B&W illustrations, 48pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0950460141 Contents include: The Contemporary City; Social Problems in the Cities; Financing City Governments; The Politics of Governmental Fragmentation; Sunbelt Cities and National Policy., (Order No: 44063 ), $15.00

94. Davis, Godfrey (editor first editon); Keeler, Mary Frear (editor second editon), BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH HISTORY: STUART PERIOD, 1603-1714, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1970 2nd ed, 734pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) couple ink marks, ISBN 0198213719, (Order No: 59235 ), $7.50

95. Daw, Leslie T., PICTORIAL SOCIAL HISTORIES OF BRITAIN: BOOK I (ENGLAND, 1689 TO 1815), John Crowther (Educational), London, 1946, B&W illustrations, 62pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This collection of pictures with commentaries is presented as a course in social history. The author's aim has been to arouse interest in the documents, prints and models which are to be found in our great libraries and museums and in the social changes that occurred between 1689-1815., (Order No: 33682 ), $12.50

96. Day, Alan Edwin, HISTORY: A REFERENCE HANDBOOK, Linnet Books, Hamden, CT, (1977), 354pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208015361 This volume contains 787 annotated entries intended to chart the main points in historical study of the English-speaking peoples. The period covered is from the earliest times of which a true historical record exists., (Order No: 35584 ), $10.00

97. Deane, Tony; Shaw, Tony (introduction by Venetia J. Newall), THE FOLKLORE OF CORNWALL, Rowman and Littlefield, Totowa, NJ, (1975), 217pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874716950 The folklore of Cornwall is rich in legends of giants, demons, witches and ghosts - the wicked Tregealgle stalks the moors in every storm., (Order No: 61357 ), $10.00

98. Denholm-Young, N., THE COUNTRY GENTRY IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE HERALDIC ROLLS OF ARMS, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1969, 176pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book displays the country gentry, the unpaid rulers of the shires, in their tournaments and solemn tilts, with all the chevauchees, the spoils of war, the plunder, and the ransoms., (Order No: 33977 ), $25.00

99. Dillon, John M., MOTOR DAYS IN ENGLAND, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1908, B&W illustrations, 283pp, good, decorated blue cloth teg (hardcover) small tear title page, A RECORD OF A JOURNEY THROUGH PICTURESQUE SOUTHERN ENGLAND WITH HISTORICAL AND LITERARY OBSERVATIONS BY THE WAY., (Order No: 42803 ), $25.00

100. Dobson, E. J., ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION 1500-1700: VOLUME I, SURVEY OF THE SOURCES -- [VOLUME ONE ONLY], Oxford University Press, London, 1957, 444pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Volume I is an explanatory, critical, and historical account of the writings on pronunciation of the English 'orthoepists' or 'grammarians', who have often been studied in isolation but never thus connectedly since Ellis's pioneer work; in particular it describes the early movement for English spelling reform and the development of phonetic studies before 1700., (Order No: 48761 ), $35.00

101. Dodds, John W., THE AGE OF PARADOX: A BIOGRAPHY OF ENGLAND, 1841- 1851, Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York, (1952) 1st ed, 192 B&W figures, 509pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A detailed report on what this decade meant to the average Englishman who lived in it--a record of everything that engaged his interest and attention, from the Irish famine to the latest addition to the Royal Nursery; from the Rowland Macassar oil with which he groomed his locks to the advertising in his newspapers; from religion to the current stage hit; from the weather to working conditions., (Order No: 18211 ), $5.00

102. Douglas, David C., THE NORMAN FATE 1100-1154, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1976), 13 B&W plates, 5 B&W maps, 258pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520030273 This book, a sequel to The Norman Achievement 1050-1100, lays bare the causes and consequences of the Norman impact upon Europe, the foundation and growth of the Norman states of Sicily and Syria as well as England, and the reasons for their developing power., (Order No: 14314 ), $7.50

103. Douglas, David C. (introduction by Roy Strong), WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR: THE NORMAN IMPACT UPON ENGLAND, The Folio Society, London, 2004, color illustrations, 452pp, fine, black cloth (hardcover) in fine slipcase, (Order No: 61712 ), $15.00

104. Drew, Mary, MRS. GLADSTONE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1920, B&W illustrations, 294pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "The narrative presents a selection, made almost at random, from scenes and incidents from the experiences and happenings of my Mother's long life, of which her daughter had personal knowledge.", (Order No: 25586 ), $8.50

105. Duff, Charles, ENGLAND AND THE ENGLISH, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1955) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 332pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Within the covers of this book is presented an enthralling panorama in narriative and photographs. The first part is an entirely new account and interpretation of the English people and their country .. the second part ... an informative tour of England, and show various cross sections of the country and people in the contemporary scene.", (Order No: 54951 ), $6.00

106. Dunham, William Huse and Pargellis, Stanley (arranged with introductions by), COMPLAINT AND REFORM IN ENGLAND: 1436-1714, Octagon Books, Inc., New York, 1968, 925pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, First published in 1938. Fifty writings of the time on politics, religion, society, economics, architecture, science and education., (Order No: 33380 ), $15.00

107. Dutton, Ralph, ENGLISH COURT LIFE FROM HENRY VII TO GEORGE II, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1963), 232pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, The atmosphere of a Court is enclosed and artificial. How do men and women react in circumstances where normal standards of behaviour are inapplicable. Dutton answers this questions in this survey of three centuries., (Order No: 55078 ), $15.00

108. Dyer, James, THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC ENGLAND AND WALES, Allen Lane, London, (1981), B&W illustrations, 384pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0713911696 Visiting prehistoric sites is one of the best ways of exploring the English countryside. All the sites described in this book are scheduled ancient monuments protected by law., (Order No: 52731 ), $12.50

109. Eagle, Dorothy and Carnell, Hilary (compiled and edited by) (revised by Dorothy Eagle), THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED LITERARY GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Crescent Books, New York, (1985), B&W and color ill., maps, 316pp, maps, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), THE TOWNS, VILLAGES AND LANDMARKS ASSOCIATED WITH GREAT WRITERS AND THEIR WORKS. Altogether there are over 1,200 entries on places associated with 913 authors., (Order No: 21384 ), $7.50

110. Eagle, Dorothy and Carnell, Hilary (compiled and edited by), THE OXFORD LITERARY GUIDE TO THE BRITISH ISLES, Oxford University Press, Oxford, (1977), B&W maps, 413pp, maps, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0198691238 This book is a companion to the literary associations of Great Britain and Ireland. Entires range from Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, to Zennor, the Cornish village where D. H. Lawrence and his wife lived in 1916-17., (Order No: 23398 ), $6.00

111. Eales, N. B. (foreword by Stanley Kemp), THE LITTORAL FAUNA OF GREAT BRITAIN: A HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS, Cambridge University Press, London, 1950 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A guide to the variety of living creatures to be found on the British coast., (Order No: 55420 ), $10.00

112. Eaton, Walter Prichard, NEW ENGLAND VISTA, W. A. Wilde Company, Boston, MA, (1930), frontis by Walter King Stone, 121pp, good++ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Impressions of our native scene by this noted son of the Berkshires, done into a charming gift volume for all lovers of New England., (Order No: 47929 ), $7.50

113. Eaton, Walter Prichard, ON YANKEE HILLTOPS, W. A. Wilde Company, Boston, MA, (1933), ill. by Edwin H. Lincoln, 128pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Cellar-Holes; Falling Leaves; Wet Woods; FIreflies and Woodland Voices; The Geese Go By; November; Golden Hemlock; Sweets for Squirrels., (Order No: 48311 ), $7.00

114. Ebbutt, M. I., THE BRITISH: MYTHS AND LEGENDS SERIES, Avenel Books, New York, (1986), 64 B&W illustrations, 375pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517604418 Reprint of the 1910 edition. Sixteen stories dating from the eighth century onward, depicting the ideal hero as pictured in the mind of early medieval Britons., (Order No: 14105 ), $5.00

115. Eisenmenger, Robert W., THE DYNAMICS OF GROWTH IN NEW ENGLAND'S ECONOMY, 1870-1964, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1967) 1st ed, 201pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), New England is an economic paradox. It has no significant natural resources other than scenery; its agricultural lands are sparse and its climate harsh; its geographical position and transportation connections are not favorable to the nation-wide distribution of manufactured goods. But it is traditionally a manufacturing center, and most of its workers earn their livelihoods in urban or urbanized surroundings., (Order No: 48655 ), $10.00

116. Ellis, Aytoun, THE PENNY UNIVERSITIES - A HISTORY OF THE COFFEE-HOUSES, Secker & Warburg, London, 1956 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 290pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "It is now nearly 200 years since the last of the seventeenth and eighteenth century coffee-houses closed down or became a club, chop-house or tavern. Here for the first time is the full story of their great influence on politics and literature and on the social and commercial life of those times. Open to any many who paid his penny on entry and agreed to observe the rules that were posted on the walls, they were the home of democracy and even the ragged apprentice was free to take any vacant seat without question ... Each of the leading coffee-houses is described, not only in London and at the Universityes, but also in the provinces and Scotland, Ireland and N. Wales.", (Order No: 43745 ), $150.00

117. Ellis, Megan (introduction by), WELSH COSTUME AND CUSTOMS, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, (1958), 20 B&W and color ill., very good, wraps (softcover), First published in 1951., (Order No: 39102 ), $15.00

118. Erickson, Carolly, OUR TEMPESTUOUS DAY: A HISTORY OF REGENCY ENGLAND, William Morrow and Company, New York, (1986) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 302pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688060862 The fascinating personalities both at court and in society- -the Royals, Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, Hannah More and others- -provide the dramatic intrigue of this excellent social history, tempered by the larger, dynamic forces of English society in flux. It is history told through the people who made it happen., (Order No: 18891 ), $4.00

119. Esdaile, Katharine A. (introduction by Sacheverell Sitwell), ENGLISH CHURCH MONUMENTS, 1510 TO 1840, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1946), color frontis, B&W ill., 144pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A leading authority on English Renaissance Sculpture covers every aspect of English church monuments over three hundred years--from the sources of the vaious materials to the different types of epitaphs., (Order No: 17631 ), $10.00

120. Evans, Joan, ENGLISH ART, 1307-1461, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1949, B&W ill., 272pp, ill., good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Sets out chronologically the development of the visual arts as part of the general history of England., (Order No: 34496 ), $25.00

121. Evans, Joan (introduced by), THE VICTORIANS, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1966, B&W illustrations, 254pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "The temper and character of the Victorian age are easier to feel than to define." Contents include: Queen Victoria and her Age; Society; Women; Education; People; The Home; Transport and Trade; and, Belief., (Order No: 58791 ), $7.00

122. Evans, Julian (illustrations by John White and Stephen Evans; foreword by Alan Titchmarsh), A WOOD OF OUR OWN, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, B&W illustrations, 158pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0198549512 In 1985 the author fulfilled every forester's ambition--ownership of a woodland to manage and enjoy exactly as he thought fit. This book tells the story of all that has happened since the idea germinated., (Order No: 23921 ), $20.00

123. Fabian, Robert, FABIAN OF THE YARD: AN INTIMATE RECORD BY EX-SUPERINTENDENT ROBERT FABIAN, British Book Centre, New York, (1953) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 208pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The detective of the century presents an intimate record of the police's timeless war against crime.", (Order No: 55578 ), $7.50

124. Fay, C. R., LIFE AND LABOUR IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, Cambridge at the Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1947 4th ed, 320pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) occasional underlining about 4 pages, First published in 1920. BEING THE SUBSTANCE OF LECTURES DELIVERED AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY IN THE YEAR 1919 TO STUDENTS OF ECONOMICS, AMONG WHOM WERE OFFICERS OF THE ROYAL NAVY AND STUDENTS FROM THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES., (Order No: 34923 ), $30.00

125. Fay, Stephen, PORTRAIT OF AN OLD LADY: TURMOIL AT THE BANK OF ENGLAND, Viking, Middlesex, England, (1987), 208pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670819344 A portrait of an institution which has always preferred to stay out of the limelight., (Order No: 30064 ), $9.50

126. Ferguson, T. and Cunnison, J. (with a foreword by Sir Hector Hetherington), THE YOUNG WAGE-EARNER: A STUDY OF GLASGOW BOYS, Oxford University Press, London, 1951, B&W tables, 195pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The result of an investigation carried out on a group of Glasgow boys over a period of three years, from January 1947 to January 1950., (Order No: 33886 ), $15.00

127. Finer, Herman, GOVERNMENTS OF GREATER EUROPEAN POWERS, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1956), B&W tables, maps, 931pp, appd., good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A Comparative Study of the Governments and Political Culture of Great Britain, France, Germany, and the Soviet Union." The author has selected bits of history, social structure, economics and so forth in each country which have direct relevance to the political institutions., (Order No: 15418 ), $20.00

128. Fletcher, Geoffrey S., LONDON AFTER DARK, Arco Publishing Co., Inc., New York, (1969), 40 drawings by the author, 104pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Fletcher captures drawings capture an essence of London in the night characteristic of the 1890s., (Order No: 12275 ), $5.00

129. Fletcher, C. R. L.; and, Kipling, Rudyard, KIPLING'S POCKET HISTORY OF ENGLAND - ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS A HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Greenwich House, New York, (1983), 308pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517402459 First published in 1911., (Order No: 50022 ), $6.50

130. Forbes, Duncan, BRITISH FOSSILS - BLACK'S YOUNG NATURALIST'S SERIES, Adam and Charles Black, London, (1951), 23 B&W plates, 13 drawings, 96pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 34170 ), $10.00

131. Fowles, John (introduced and edited by) and Draper, Jo (written by), THOMAS HARDY'S ENGLAND - OUR ENGLAND, 100 YEARS AGO, Jonathan Cape, London, (1984), sepia illustrations, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0224029746 John Fowles, who like Hardy is a resident and lover of Dorset, was enthralled by the photographs and their unique documentary quality. He has collaborated with Jo Draper to produce a fascinating interpretation of an England only a century past, and yet with now seems a millennium gone, and irretrievably lost., (Order No: 52699 ), $14.50

132. Fox, David Scott, MEDITERRANEAN HERITAGE, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1978), color frontis, B&W ill., 179pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 071008840X English culture is unique, but it is not home-grown. It has many roots, and the deepest and most sustaining of these has been in the civilizations of the Mediterranean., (Order No: 26967 ), $7.50

133. Fussell, G. E. and Fussell, K. R., THE ENGLISH COUNTRYWOMAN: A FARMHOUSE SOCIAL HISTORY A.D. 1500-1900, Andrew Melrose, London, (1953), B&W illustrations, 221pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60867 ), $7.50

134. Gardiner, Samuel Rawson, WHAT GUNPOWDER PLOT WAS, Greenwood Press, Publishers, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 208pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) UNDERLINING ON ABOUT 4 PAGES, ISBN 0837118069 Originally published in 1897. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was a failed assassination attempt by a group of provincial English Catholics against King James I of England and VI of Scotland., (Order No: 58559 ), $7.50

135. Garfield, Leon, THE HOUSE OF HANOVER: ENGLAND IN THE 18TH CENTURY, The Seabury Press, New York, (1976) 1st Amer, 50 B&W ill., 8pp color ill., 128pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 081643168X An examination of the artistic achievement of this unusual and varied age, as reflected in the lives and works of such personalities as Swift and Defoe, Samuel Johnson, John Gay, Alexander Pope, William Hogarth, and above all, George Handel., (Order No: 14231 ), $6.00

136. Garratt, Thomas (editor); Willins, Edward Preston, SOME OF THE OLD HALLS AND MANOR-HOUSES IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK BY THE LATE EDWARD PRESTON WILLINS, ARCHITECT, Jarrold & Sons, London, 1890, 50 B&W illustrations, good+, blue cloth, aeg (hardcover), Fine detail of these English Manor-Houses with a map of the County of Norfolk showing the position of the Old Halls & Manor Houses that are illustrated and the principal adjacent towns., (Order No: 36778 ), $125.00

137. Gaunt, W. (written and illustrated by), LONDON PROMENADE, William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1930, B&W and Color illustrations, 136pp, good+, w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), teg, Mr. Gaunt entertains us with his own version of London, shown in a series of sensitive and witty drawings accompanied by a running fire of comment on London life, which is as shrewd and brilliant as the drawings themselves., (Order No: 42706 ), $25.00

138. Gibbins, H. de B., THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1913) 19th ptg, color maps, B&W diagrams, 258pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), This little book is an attempt to relate in a short, concise, and simple form the main outlines of Enlgand's economic and industrial history., (Order No: 40241 ), $10.00

139. Gilliatt, Mary; photography by Christine Hanscomb, ENGLISH COUNTRY STYLE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1986) 1st ed, color photographs, 224pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316313823 The author shows not only how the English country style has evolved over the centuries but also how the English country look can be achieved successfully in your own home., (Order No: 17556 ), $15.00

140. Gipson, Lawrence Henry, A GUIDE TO MANUSCRIPTS: RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, 1748-1776, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1970 1st ed, 490pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This Volume XV is the final volume of the series THE BRITISH EMPIRE BEFORE THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. It should be used in conjunction with Volume XIV, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, 1748-1776, since the earlier volume will help to indicate what manuscripts have already found their way into print., (Order No: 44684 ), $15.00

141. Girouard, Mark, THE RETURN TO CAMELOT: CHIVALRY AND THE ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1981 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 312pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300027397 Toward the end of the eighteenth century, England was witness to a fascinating phenomenon: the revival of the mediaeval code of chivalry. In this readable and often witty volume, Mark Girouard traces the impact of the rivival of chivalry in all its various aspects including: politics, sport, literature, art, love and war., (Order No: 2333 ), $7.50

142. Girouard, Mark, TOWN AND COUNTRY, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1992, 200 B&W ill., 50 colorplates, 274pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300051859 Author writes of places he has visited in town and country. Mixing erudition with anecdote, he offers fascinating insights into both buildings and their inhabitants., (Order No: 8070 ), $10.00

143. Gloag, John, VICTORIAN COMFORT - A SOCIAL HISTORY OF DESIGN FROM 1830-1900, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (1973), B&W illustrations, 252pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715363298 "Brings to life our Victorian predecessors practising their philosophy of comfort." Contents include: Home; Comfort and Elegance; The Cosy Hearth; Comfort in Travel on the road and the railway; Comfort and Pleasure; Memorials and Monuments; and much more., (Order No: 56688 ), $15.00

144. Gloag, John, THE ENGLISHMAN'S CASTLE: A HISTORY OF HOUSES, LARGE AND SMALL, IN TOWN AND COUNTRY, FROM A.D. 100 TO THE PRESENT DAY, Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1949 rev ed, B&W illustrations, 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 57298 ), $6.00

145. Gomme, G. Laurence, LONDON: IN THE REIGN OF VICTORIA (1837-1897) - THE VICTORIAN ERA SERIES, Herbert S. Stone & Company, Chicago, IL, 1898, 248pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, The author represents the London of Queen Victoria's reign as a London struggling to become worthy of her place., (Order No: 24494 ), $25.00

146. Gordon, George Byron, RAMBLES IN OLD LONDON, Robert M. McBride Company, New York, (1924), B&W illustrations, 334pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 23024 ), $10.00

147. Gough, Richard (edited with an introduction and notes by David Hey), THE HISTORY OF MYDDLE, Dorset Press, New York, (1981), B&W illustrations, 335pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0880290811 The history of the Parish of Myddle., (Order No: 38144 ), $8.50

148. Gould, Mary Earle, WHEN WE WERE YOUNG, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1969), ill. by Linda Sinecola, 297pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498067815 These irresistibly appealing short articles originally appeared in Miss Gould's hometown paper, the Worcester, Massachusetts, Telegram. Some of them deal with household items--in the kitchen, in the parlor, and in milady's chamber; others concern themselves with life as it was once led--in the schools, in the homes, in the fields, and in the towns., (Order No: 18524 ), $17.50

149. Green, Howard, THE BATTLEFIELDS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND - A CONSTABLE GUIDE, Constable and Company, Ltd, London, (1983) new ed, B&W illustrations, 284pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0094645205 Includes 53 major battles fought in the British Isles., (Order No: 58131 ), $10.00

150. Greeves, Lydia and Trinick, Michael, THE NATIONAL TRUST GUIDE - REVISED EDITION, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, (1990) 4th ed, color illustrations, maps, 402pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555843905 A Complete Introduction to the Buildings, Gardens, Coast and Country Porperties Owned by the National Trust., (Order No: 53643 ), $7.00

151. Griffin, A. H., THE ROOF OF ENGLAND, Robert Hale, London, (1968), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0709101236, (Order No: 61465 ), $17.50

152. Grigson, Geoffrey, ENGLISH VILLAGES IN COLOUR, B. T. Batsford, Ltd,, London, (1958), color photographs, 95pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The British Heritage in Colour" series., (Order No: 16117 ), $6.50

153. Grohskopf, Bernice, FROM AGE TO AGE: LIFE AND LITERATURE IN ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND, Atheneum, New York, 1968 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 231pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Here are selected translations of prose and poetry from the Old English period, about 500 A.D. to the Norman Conquest in 1066. This volume contains the historical and literary background the reader needs to understand the literature., (Order No: 53225 ), $7.50

154. Guilmant, Aylwin, BYGONE RYE AND WINCHELSEA, Phillimore, Sussex, UK, (1984), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0850335345 RYE AND WINCHELSEA are now quiet backwaters that remember a very different past, of busy and bustling maritime importance as members of the Confederation of Cinque Ports. This book is different in that it deals with the period since the invention of the camera., (Order No: 44886 ), $20.00

155. Haddon, Celia, GREAT DAYS AND JOLLY DAYS: THE STORY OF GIRLS' SCHOOL SONGS, Hodder and Stoughton, London, (1977), B&W illustrations, 128pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) wear on bottom edge, ISBN 0340222301 Recaptures the world of girls' education over a hundred years and more, reflected in the lines they sang., (Order No: 38486 ), $14.50

156. Hallam, Elizabeth M., DOMESDAY BOOK THROUGH NINE CENTURIES, Thames and Hudson, New York, (1986), B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0500250979 In 1086 a great survey of landholding in England was carried out on the orders of William the Conqueror, and its results were recorded in two volumes which, within less that a century, were to acquire the names of Domesday, or the Book of Judgement. This book gives a vivid impression of life in the eleventh century., (Order No: 60709 ), $7.00

157. Halliday, F. E., AN ILLUSTRATED CULTURAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Crescent Books, New York, (1981), 374 B&W plates, 320pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517341700 First published in 1967. The author describes the building of Stonehenge, the bronze work of the Celts, the art of the Romans, Norman cathedrals, medieval stained glass, the Arthurian romances, Hilliard's miniatures, Skelton's verse, as well as the work of T.S. Eliot, Henry Moore, W.H. Auden, and Benjamin Britten., (Order No: 15087 ), $5.00

158. Hammond, J. L., and Hammond, Barbara, THE AGE OF THE CHARTISTS 1832-1854 - A STUDY OF DISCONTENT, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, 1962, 386pp, good++, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - owner's name, (Order No: 61045 ), $7.50

159. Hardie, Frank, THE POLITICAL INFLUENCE OF THE BRITISH MONARCHY, 1868-1952, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1970) 1st US, 224pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Hardie concentrates on the political influence, exercised for the most part in private, of successive Sovereigns. It tells the story from the reign of Elizabeth II's great-great-grandmother to that of her father., (Order No: 43662 ), $7.50

160. Hardman, David (foreword by The Right Honourable The Lord Shawcross Q.C. P.C.), TELSCOMBE: A VILLAGE IN SUSSEX, Printman Ltd., London, n.d. c1960s, B&W and color illustrations, 48pp, good w/lightly worn dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60927 ), $5.00

161. Haskins, Katherine, PICTURING BRITAIN: TIME AND PLACE IN IMAGE AND TEXT, 1700-1850, Univ. of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL, 1993, B&W illustrations, 32pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943056195 Catalogue for the exhibition of the same name held March 1 to June 25, 1993. This exhibition traces through a variety of characteristic printed genres, the notion of a national landscape as a cultural signifier of the emerging nation-state of Great Britain., (Order No: 54961 ), $14.50

162. Hawkins, Kevin, BRITISH INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: 1945-1975, Barrie & Jenkins, London, (1976), 223pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0214202739 This book traces the development of British industrial relations from the end of World War II to the mid-1970s, and shows how the system of industrial relations has been re-shaped in response to broader, long-term changes in Britain's economy and society., (Order No: 14742 ), $7.50

163. Haywood, Charles F., YANKEE DICTIONARY: A COMPENDIUM OF USEFUL AND ENTERTAINING EXPRESSIONS INDIGENOUS TO NEW ENGLAND, Jackson & Phillips, Inc., Lynn, MA, (1963), 207pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, (Order No: 6918 ), $7.50

164. Haywood, Charles F., MINUTEMEN AND MARINERS - TRUE TALES OF NEW ENGLAND - ENGLARGED AND REVISED EDITION, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1967) rev ed, B&W illustrations, 277pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, First published in 1963., (Order No: 49377 ), $7.50

165. Hencken, H. O'Neill, THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CORNWALL AND SCILLY, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1932), B&W illustrations, 340pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) some spotting to spine/rear board, Contents include: Introduction: The Stone Age; Great Stone Monuments; The Bronze Age; The Iron Age; The Prehistoric Tin Trade; The Romano-British Period; The Dark Ages; Addenda; Archaeological Gazetteer; A List of Collections Containing Cornish Material; Lists of Chambered Barrows in the Scilly Isles, Burial-Chambers on the Cornish Mainland, Stone Circles, and Large Cists; The Bishops of Cornwall., (Order No: 52379 ), $45.00

166. Henderson, Charles (edited by A. L. Rowse and M. I. Henderson), ESSAYS IN CORNISH HISTORY, D. Bradford Barton, Ltd., Truro, UK, 1963, 228pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1935. A rare combination of scholarship and readability ranging over much of the county's medieval past., (Order No: 55364 ), $25.00

167. Hennessey, R. A. S., FACTORIES, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1969), B&W illustrations, 96pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) top corner 'light' chew, The author traces the history of the Industrial Revolution from its small beginnings in the cotton and iron industries to the vast industrial estates of our own day, and shows how almost all manufacturing processes have been transformed by factory methods, the skilled craftsman giving way to the machine hand., (Order No: 18859 ), $15.00

168. Henry Lord Brougham, WORKS OF HENRY LORD BROUGHAM: MEN OF LETTERS OF THE TIME OF GEORGE III, AND STATESMEN OF THE TIME OF GEORGE III AND IV, Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1872, very good+, 3/4 leather, teg, marbled boards (hardcover), Offered as a set, four volumes of the WORKS OF HENRY LORD BROUGHAM, including: Volume II, MEN OF LETTERS OF THE TIME OF GEORGE III, 438pp; and, STATESMEN OF THE TIME OF GEORGE III AND IV, a three volume set comprising Volumes III, IV, and V of "the works." Spine labels read I, II, and III and consist of 442pp, 444pp, and 497pp respectively. A very handsome set with red and black spine labels, six spine compartments and gold tooling. Complete and unto itself an unread set for your fine library., (Order No: 50964 ), $500.00

169. Hibbert, Christopher, KING MOB: THE STORY OF LORD GEORGE GORDON AND THE RIOTS OF 1780 (THE LONDON RIOTS OF 1780), Dorset Press, New York, (1989), color illustrations, 184pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0880293993 An alarming study of mob violence and an absorbing and exciting account of one of the strangest episodes in English history., (Order No: 27875 ), $6.50


171. Hill, B. J. W., WINDSOR AND ETON: BRITISH CITIES AND TOWNS, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1957), 35 B&W ill., 199pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), From the preface, "In writing yet another book on these two ancient foundations I have tried to tell the story plainly and to fix Windsor and Eton in focus with the events of history with which they have been connected. I have also wished to emphasise that both foundations are no mere museums, but are living organisms constantly subject to change and continually exercising a profound influence on English life.", (Order No: 17579 ), $7.50

172. Hill, Douglas, THE ENGLISH TO NEW ENGLAND, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1975) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 119pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517521466 Contents include: Plymouth Company; 'They Knew They Were Pilgrims'; The Puritan Flight; Interregnum: Expansion and Oppression; Eighteenth Century: Alarums and Excursions; Second Colonization; Selected Bibliography; Index., (Order No: 50880 ), $4.00

173. Hobhouse, Christopher, OXFORD AS IT WAS AND AS IT IS TO-DAY, Oxford University Press, New York, n.d. (c1940), color frontis, B&W ill., 120pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include Medieval Oxford, Renaissance Oxford, Reformation Oxford, Classical Oxford, Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Modern Oxford, and, Oxford and the Future., (Order No: 34159 ), $4.50

174. Hoffman, J. D., THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY IN OPPOSITION, 1945-51, Macgibbon & Kee, London, 1964, 288pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Concentrates on the three major themes of the six-year period of Tory Opposition--the party reorganization, the reformulation of party policy, and the Conservative Party's activities as a parliamentary opposition., (Order No: 37884 ), $14.50

175. Hollingsworth, Alan (text by); Bloemendal, F. A. N. (photographs by), ENGLAND IN CAMERACOLOUR - COTSWOLDS AND SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY, Town & Country Books, London, (1983) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, 112pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0863640028, (Order No: 47853 ), $10.00

176. Hone, Nathaniel J., THE MANOR AND MANORIAL RECORDS, Methuen & Co., London, (1906), 54 B&W ill., 358pp, ads, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) some light foxing and edgewear, The author portrays the main features of the English manor., (Order No: 33998 ), $20.00

177. Hopkins, James K., A WOMAN TO DELIVER HER PEOPLE: JOANNA SOUTHCOTT AND ENGLISH MILLENAERIANISM IN AN ERA OF REVOLUTION, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1982) 1st ed, 304pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0292790171, (Order No: 59238 ), $6.50

178. Hopkins, Mary Alden, DR. JOHNSON'S LICHFIELD, Hastings House Publishers, New York, (1952), 16 B&W plates, 256pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A charming, ironic portrait of the Cathedral town of Lichfield, where Johnson was born, spent his unhappy, poverty- stricken youth, and to which he returned in later life on frequent visits--once with Boswell, and once with his London friends, the Thrales., (Order No: 24676 ), $4.50

179. Howell, Keith (Francis Frith), FRANCIS FRITH'S VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN KENT - PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES, Frith Book Company, Wiltshire, UK, (2000), B&W illustrations, 119pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 1859371493, (Order No: 61197 ), $20.00

180. Howells, W. D., CERTAIN DELIGHTFUL ENGLISH TOWNS, WITH GLIMPSES OF THE PLEASANT COUNTRY BETWEEN, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1906 1st ed, B&W ill., 290pp, very good++, sage cloth, gilt and red stampings, teg (hardcover), BAL 9774., (Order No: 12127 ), $12.50

181. Howells, W. D., LONDON FILMS, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1905), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good, decorated green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 43727 ), $10.00

182. Hoyt, Edwin P., NANTUCKET: THE LIFE OF AN ISLAND, The Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT, (1978), B&W photo section, 209pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0828903255 History of the island from its Indian tenure and earliest colonization in 1659, through all of its history up to 1977 when "the faraway island" moved to secede from Massachusetts., (Order No: 8347 ), $12.50

183. Huish, Marcus B.; Allingham, Helen (80 full-colour illustrations by), THE HAPPY ENGLAND OF HELEN ALLINGHAM, Bracken Books, London, (1985), color illustrations, 204pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0946495580 First published in 1903. Helen Allingham love to paint in the open air, and she always preferred to paint on the spot., (Order No: 55297 ), $12.50

184. Huish, Robert, MEMOIRS OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, DESCRIPTIVE OF THE MOST INTERESTING SCENES OF HIS PRIVATE AND PUBLIC LIFE... TWO VOLUMES, T. Kelly, Fisher, Son, London, 1830, B&W engravings, very good, 3/4 leather, spine compartments, marbled boards, Handsome two volume, leather-bound set with only the lightest of edgewear. Six gilted spine compartments, title labels in green leather, volume number labels in red leather. Volume I, 572pp; Volume II, 427pp., (Order No: 36457 ), $250.00

185. Hunt, J. Eric, A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF ST DAVIDS CATHEDRAL, The Talbot Press (S.P.C.K.), Saffron Walden, Essex, UK, (1965), B&W illustrations, 39pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 50452 ), $10.00

186. Hurle, Pamela, THE MALVERNS, Phillimore & Co., Ltd., Chichester, Sussex, UK, (1992), B&W and color illustrations, 118pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0850338190 A fascinating and readable account of this fascinating area of England., (Order No: 46496 ), $20.00

187. Hyams, Edward (translated with an introduction by), TAINE'S NOTES ON ENGLAND, Thames and Hudson, London, (1957), B&W ill., 296pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A nineteenth-century Frenchman's view of the manners--and morals--of the English., (Order No: 35299 ), $10.00

188. Hyland, Stanley, CURIOSITIES FROM PARLIAMENT, Allan Wingate, London, (1955), B&W illustrations, 211pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The sedate legislator who drops in for a quiet after-lunch reverie in the Library of the House of Commons might be surprised at some of the stories which lurk behind the equally sedate rows of calf bindings which line its shelves. For four and a half years the author of this book worked as a research assistant in that Library and managed to unearth some remarkable finds, the first batch of which is presented in this volume., (Order No: 26627 ), $7.50

189. Inge, William Ralph, ENGLAND: THE MODERN WORLD - A SURVEY OF HISTORICAL FORCES; VOLUME VII, Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1926, 302pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), "The aim of the volumes in this series is to provide a balanced survey, with such historical illustrations as are necessary, of the tendencies and forces, political, economic, intellectual, which are moulding the lives of contemporay states.", (Order No: 25537 ), $5.00

190. Inge, William Ralph, THE VICTORIAN AGE: THE REDE LECTURE FOR 1922, Cambridge at the Univ. Press, London, 1922, 54pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), I have no doubt that the Elizabethan and the Victorian Ages will appear to the historian of the future as the twin peaks in which English civilisation culminated.--Dean Inge, (Order No: 34819 ), $15.00

191. Inglis, Brian and Grundy, Bill, ALL OUR YESTERDAYS: HOW THE NEWSREELS SAW THEM FROM MUNICH TO THE BERLIN AIRLIFT, FROM THE FAMOUS GRANADA TV SERIES, Orbis, London, (1974), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0856131784 Brian Inglis and Bill Grundy, of the popular Granada Television series, take us from the false optimism of Munich, through the gloom and perils of war to a hard-won victory and the opening of the Cold War., (Order No: 53588 ), $15.00

192. Jarvis, H. Wood, LET THE GREAT STORY BE TOLD - THE TRUTH ABOUT BRITISH EXPANSION, Staples Press Limited, London, (1957) 3rd ptg, 304pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 50024 ), $8.50

193. Jefferies, Richard, FIELD AND HEDGEROW: BEING THE LAST ESSAYS OF RICHARD JEFFERIES COLLECTED BY HIS WIDOW, Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1889, 331pp, ads, good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 30264 ), $25.00

194. Jenkins, Hugh (foreword by Tony Benn), RANK AND FILE, Croom Helm, London, (1980), 181pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0709903316 The labour party is discussed with what the people think and why they are involved in politics., (Order No: 36740 ), $10.00

195. Jenkins, T. A., PARLIAMENT, PARTY AND POLITICS IN VICTORIAN BRITAIN, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, (1996), 181pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0719047471 Explains how political parties operated within the Victorian political arena., (Order No: 58637 ), $65.00

196. Jennings, Lawrence C., FRENCH REACTION TO BRITISH SLAVE EMANCIPATION, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, LA, (1988), 228pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807114294 A detailed examination of the Anglo-French antislavery connection and of the French reaction to British slave liberation in the 1830s and 1840s. Focusing primarily on France, Jennings sheds new light on the development of French emancipationism as part of a renascent humanitarian movement., (Order No: 16524 ), $7.50

197. Jennings, Payne, SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND, Walter Scott, Ltd., London, n.d., B&W illustrations, 143pp, good+, decorated green cloth, teg (hardcover) SEE NOTE, ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAYNE JENNINGS, AND COMPRISING VIEWS IN NORTHUMBERLAND, CUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND, DURHAM, AND YORKSHIRE. "The object of the following pages is not to provide in guide book fashion any detailed description of the scenes and places referred to, but by means of photographic illustrations, selected almost at random, to make more widely known the varied and interesting character of some of the less frequented haunts of that large extent of country north of the Humber, which lies between the watershed of the Pennine Range on the West and the seaboard on the East." NOTE - Small spot on frontispiece with loss of ink with offset on title page., (Order No: 53859 ), $60.00

198. Johnson, Samuel (edited by Donald J. Greene), SAMUEL JOHNSON - POLITICAL WRITINGS - THE YALE EDITION OF THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON VOLUME X, Liberty Fund, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, orig pub 1977, 482pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0865972753, (Order No: 57810 ), $20.00

199. Jones, J. R. (edited by), THE RESTORED MONARCHY 1660-1688, Rowan and Littlefield, Totowa, NJ, (1979), 232pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847661393, (Order No: 61199 ), $15.00

200. Jones, Whitney R. D., DAVID WILLIAMS: THE ANVIL AND THE HAMMER, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL, (1986), B&W frontis, 266pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0817303480 David Williams was a colorful and combative personality, who outraged the establishment of late eighteenth-century Britain both in his publications and by his personal disregard of convention., (Order No: 29324 ), $7.50

201. Jopp, James, HISTORICAL REFLECTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION AND REPRESENTATIVE SYSTEM OF ENGLAND..., Printed for J. Hatchard, London, 1812, 441pp, errata, good, 1/2 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) very light foxing, "...WITH REFERENCE TO THE POPULAR PROPOSITIONS FOR A REFORM OF PARLIAMENT.", (Order No: 40312 ), $250.00

202. Judd, Gerrit P., MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT 1734-1832, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, (1972), 389pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's names, ISBN 0208012303 First published in 1955., (Order No: 60289 ), $60.00

203. Jusserand, J. J. (translated by Lucy Toulmin Smith), ENGLISH WAYFARING LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES (XIVTH CENTURY), Barnes & Noble, Inc., New York, (1950) 4th ed, B&W illustrations, 315pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Originally published in 1888, Jusserand's work is one of the first major efforts to portray Medieval England as the common man lived it. Here are the wandering workmen and peasants out of bond, itinerant merchants, pedlars, charlatans, herbalists, minstrels, jugglers and tumblers; the messengers, outlaws, wandering preachers and friars; the pilgrims and pilgrimages. Included is a full study of the roads and bridges of England and their security, and the difficulties and hardships experienced by the ordinary traveller., (Order No: 14546 ), $10.00

204. Kaye, Elaine (with an appendix by Nathaniel Micklem), THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S WEIGH HOUSE CHURCH: A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF LONDON, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, (1968), 176pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book makes a contribution towards the understanding of the place of Nonconformity in the social and religious life of England., (Order No: 34291 ), $10.00

205. Keesey, W. M. (illustrated by), TALES OF OLD INNS - THE HISTORY, LEGEND AND ROMANCE OF SOME OF OUR OLDER HOSTELRIES, Trust Houses Limited, London, 1927, sepia toned illustrations, 156pp, very good, gray cloth spine (hardcover), The book is arranged "around the great main roads from London." Chapters include: The Charm of Old Inns; Some Inns of the Southern Roads; Some Inns of East Anglia; Some Inns of the West; Some Inns of the Northern Roads; and An Old London Tavern., (Order No: 51852 ), $7.50

206. Kenin, Richard (Cooke, Alistair - introduction by), RETURN TO ALBION: AMERICANS IN ENGLAND 1760-1940, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1979) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 288pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0030428610 American expatriates who lived in and left an indelible mark on England. A study of those aspects of British culture which throughout history have lured some Americans from their homeland. Each chapter deals with a different group of individuals., (Order No: 2472 ), $8.50

207. Kent, William, LONDON FOR EVERYMAN, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1938) rev ed, 294pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A Practical & Historical Guide with 48 Maps in Colour for use with a Full Stree Index., (Order No: 59501 ), $6.00

208. Kersting, A. F. (photographs by) and Dick, Marcus (text by), PORTRAIT OF OXFORD, B. T. Batsford Ltd, London, (1956), B&W photographs, 96pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A record of the University's buildings., (Order No: 34329 ), $14.50

209. Keynes, Florencwe Ada, BY-WAYS OF CAMBRIDGE HISTORY - SECOND EDITION WITH ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS ON THE DRAMA IN CAMBRIDGE, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., Cambridge, UK, (1956), B&W illustrations, 147pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "...combines a proportion of reminiscence with a long interest in Cambridge antiquities.", (Order No: 57250 ), $12.50

210. Kightly, Charles, STRONGHOLDS OF THE REALM: DEFENSES IN BRITAIN FROM PREHISTORY TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Thames and Hudson, London, (1979), 193 ill. 20 in color, 208pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0500250634 An exciting collaboration between one of the liveliest of the younger generation of British historians and a photographer who has traveled throughout the country to make a unique visual record tracing the overall role played by defenses in the history of Britain., (Order No: 35748 ), $12.00

211. Kinross, John, WALKING & EXPLORING THE BATTLEFIELDS OF BRITAIN, Hunter Publishing Inc., Edison, NJ, (1989), B&W and color ill., maps, 192pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1556501560 Interesting and unusual area of walking, which will stimulate interest in Britain's historic battles. More than sixty of the greatest British battles are explained. Detailed maps and illustrations help the walker get the most from their walks., (Order No: 34403 ), $14.50

212. Klaus, H. Gustav (edited by), TRAMPS, WORKMATES AND REVOLUTIONARIES - WORKING-CLASS STORIES OF THE 1920S, Journeyman Press, London, (1993), 182pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1851720316 This unique collection of British working-class fiction from the 1920s is the first comprehensive anthology of this genre from any period., (Order No: 57433 ), $8.50

213. Kynett, Harold H., THE FACE OF CHANGE - FLIPPANCIES FOR THE FUTURE, published by the author, n.p., 1960, color frontis, B&W ill., 262pp, very good, green spine (hardcover), Privately printed by the author as a Christmas gift in 1960 detailing the families trips in England., (Order No: 50025 ), $10.00

214. Lang, Andrew, OXFORD, The Cornhill Publishing Co., Boston, MA, c. 1910, ill. by George F. Carline, 224pp, very good+, pictorial olive green cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Town Before the University; The Early Students -- A Day with a Medieval Undergraduate; The Renaissance and the Reformation; Jacobean Oxford; Some Scholars of the Restoration; High Tory Oxford; Georgian Oxford; Poets at Oxford, Shelley and Landor; General View; Undergraduate Life -- Conclusion., (Order No: 45873 ), $15.00

215. Lashmar, Paul and Oliver, James, BRITAIN'S SECRET PROPAGANDA WAR, Sutton Publishing, Phoenix Mill, (1998), B&W illustrations, 223pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0750916680 Here for the first time are the 'spin doctors', 'rebuttal units' and 'lobbyists' that forged new ways of manipulating the media long before New Labour came to power., (Order No: 32198 ), $50.00

216. Latham, R. G., THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS, John van Voorst, London, 1852, 260pp, ads, good+, dark brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB faint, minimal marks, An anthropologic look at the British Isles. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 50549 ), $125.00

217. Laybourn, Keith, THE RISE OF SOCIALISM IN BRITAIN C. 1881-1951 - SUTTON STUDIES IN MODERN BRITISH HISTORY, Sutton Publishing Limited, Gloucestershire, UK, (1997), 198pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0750913401, (Order No: 57771 ), $15.00

218. Le Clair, Robert Charles, THREE AMERICAN TRAVELLERS IN ENGLAND: JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, HENRY ADAMS, HENRY JAMES, Greenwood Press Publishers, Westport, CT, (1978), 223pp, very good++, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0313201900 First published in 1945. Between 1850 and 1885, James Russell Lowell, Henry Adams, and Henry James became three of the most outstanding American travellers and residents in England., (Order No: 43841 ), $10.00

219. Leaming, Thomas, A PHILADELPHIA LAWYER IN THE LONDON COURTS, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1911, B&W illustrations, 199pp, very good, red cloth, teg (hardcover), "The nucleus of this volume was an address delivered before the Pennsylvania State Bar Association which, finding its way into various newspapers in the United States and England, received a degree of favorable notice that seemed to warrant further pursuit of a subject heretofore apparently overlooked.", (Order No: 25911 ), $14.50

220. Leeming, Glenda, BRONTE COUNTRY, Grange Books, London, (1994), color illustrations, 128pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1856273385 First published in 1988. The Bronte sisters' novels were inspired by the beauty and grandeur of the Yorkshire countryside. Living in the remote village of Haworth, in the South Pennines, Charlotte, Emily and Anne were deeply attached to the moors around them. The photographs in this book bring out the immense variety of that countryside illustrating the atmosphere and moods of the moors, valleys, hills, lakes, streams and seasons., (Order No: 37127 ), $20.00

221. Lefebure, Molly, THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT, Hastings House, Publishers, New York, (1964), B&W illustrations, 224pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book deals with the Lakes from the point of view of the native rather than the visitor., (Order No: 52390 ), $10.00

222. Legg, L. G. Wickham (edited by), THE DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY: 1931-1940, Oxford University Press, London, (1950) 2nd ptg, 968pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), First published in 1949. Contains the names of King George V and 729 of his subjects who died during the decade from 1931 to 1940., (Order No: 8598 ), $25.00

223. Lempriere, Raoul, BUILDINGS AND MEMORIALS OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, Robert Hale Limited, London, (1980), B&W illustrations, 205pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0709181361 The Channel Islands - Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm - although small in extent possess a great many worth-while buildings and memorials dating from early times to the present day., (Order No: 55683 ), $6.00

224. Lennox-Boyd, Arabella (text by); photographs by Clay Perry (foreword by Graham Stuart Thomas), TRADITIONAL ENGLISH GARDENS, Rizzoli, New York, (1987), color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847808297 Published in Association with the National Trust. This volume explores the English style in twenty-eight gardens in the care of the British National Trust., (Order No: 28943 ), $12.50

225. Leslie, Shane, THE END OF A CHAPTER, Constable and Company, Ltd., London, 1916, 200pp, good, brown cloth spine (hardcover) letter from author tipped in, "It was while invalided in hospital during the Great War that I began to record notes and souvenirs of the times and institutions under which I had lived, realising that I had witnessed the suicide of the civilisation called Christian and the travail of a new era..." Letter from the author in his hand affixed to the front paste-down. Edgewear to the corners., (Order No: 54347 ), $15.00

226. Levine, David, REPRODUCING FAMILIES: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ENGLISH POPULATION HISTORY, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1987), 251pp, very good, purple cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0521332567 Contents include: Feudalism and the peasant family; Agrarian capitalism and rural proletarianization; The industrialization of the cottage economy; The decline of working-class fertility., (Order No: 36715 ), $35.00

227. Lewontin, Timothy, PARSONS' MILL, Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH, (1989) 1st ptg, 184pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) bump top corner, ISBN 0874514797 "WANTED: SAWYER TO TRAAIN - HENRY PARSONS MILL" A delightful New England tale set against the backdrop of a small town in northern New England., (Order No: 48985 ), $6.00

228. Little, Bryan, THE STORY OF BRISTOL FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO TODAY - [BRISTOL, ENGLAND], Redcliffe Press Ltd, Bristol, UK, (1991), B&W illustrations, 108pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1872971407 A wide ranging history of Bristol from its early beginnings as a small settlement on the north bank of the river Avon describing Bristol's growth as a trading and maritime city to become second only to London., (Order No: 48148 ), $20.00

229. Littlewood, Kevin and Butler, Beverley, OF SHIPS AND STARS: MARITIME HERITAGE AND THE FOUNDING OF THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH, The Athlone Press, London, (1998), B&W illustrations, 275pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0485115379 The museum's founding in 1934 was the consequence of a growth in naval and maritme historical interest, linked to technicao change and late imperial rivalries., (Order No: 38360 ), $25.00

230. Lobel, Mary D. and Crossley, Alan (edited by) Pugh, R. B. (series edited by), A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF OXFORD - VOLUME IX BLOXHAM HUNDRED: THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, Oxford University Press, London, (1969), B&W ill., B&W maps, 205pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume contains the histories of eleven north Oxfordshire parishes and of Bloxham hundred, to which those parishes belonged., (Order No: 33924 ), $65.00

231. Lockard, Duane, NEW ENGLAND STATE POLITICS, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1959, B&W tables and charts, 348pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 39861 ), $10.00

232. Lord Longford (with an introduction by Elizabeth Longford), A HISTORY OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS, Collins, London, 1988, B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 000217989X Lord Longford has sat in the House of Lords for forty years. There is no one better qualified to write a history of the House of Lords which combines scholarship with entertainment and the perceptions that only an insider can bring., (Order No: 23384 ), $4.50

233. Loudon, J. C., ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM BRITANNICUM; OR, THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN --EIGHT VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Henry G. Bohn, London, 1854 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, very good, faded green cloth (hardcover) tight set - see note, "...NATIVE AND FOREIGN, HARDY AND HALF-HARDY, PICTORIALLY AND BOTANICALLY DELINEATED, AND SCIENTIFICALLY AND POPULARLY DESCRIBED; WITH THEIR PROPAGATION, CULTURE, MANAGEMENT, AND USES IN THE ARTS, IN USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTATIONS, AND IN LANDSCAPE-GARDENING." Four text volumes (2,694 pages) with over 2500 text engravings, and four volumes of octavo and quarto plates (412 plates). As usual, this set exhibits LIGHT FOXING throughout. However, unlike most sets this set is exceptionally clean and tight and there are no faults or breaks or splits with any hinges in any of the volumes. The cloth of all volumes is uniformly faded, and this set essentially appears unused since published., (Order No: 53645 ), $1000.00

234. Lovett, Richard (edited by), WALES 100 YEARS AGO: THE BEAUTY OF OLD WALES ILLUSTRATED, Bracken Books, London, (1985), B&W illustrations, 192pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0946495521 First published in 1892., (Order No: 61814 ), $12.50

235. Lucas, E. V. (sixteen illustrations by Nelson Dawson), A WANDERER IN LONDON, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1924 24th ed, B&W illustrations, 287pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), First published in 1906., (Order No: 39595 ), $7.50

236. Lustgarten, Edgar, THE WOMAN IN THE CASE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1955 1st ed, 218pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Four famous murder trials examined by the foremost British crime expert." Contents include: The Acquitted: Alma Rattenbury; The Witness: Helen Lambie; The Victim: Harriet Staunton; and, The Enigma: Madeleine Smith., (Order No: 50811 ), $7.50

237. Lyall, Gavin (editor), THE WAR IN THE AIR: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II, William Morrow & Co., Inc., New York, (1969), B&W photo section, 422pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 8217 ), $7.50

238. Macdonald, Alasdair (signed by the author, STOWE: HOUSE AND SCHOOL, W. S. Cowell Ltd, London, (1951), B&W illustrations, 79pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) small stain on foreedge, Contents include: The Family; The House; The Gardens And Grounds; The First Lustre; Ten Years' Grace; War And Peace., (Order No: 52303 ), $50.00

239. Macqueen-Pope, W., 'GOODBYE PICCADILLY', Drake Publishers Inc., New York, (1972), 35 B&W ill., 344pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this book, the story of Piccadilly Circus is told., (Order No: 13548 ), $9.50

240. Mahoney, Jack, THE GOLF HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND, Jack Mahoney, Framingham, MA, (1973) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 175pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), The origins of golf in New England., (Order No: 53230 ), $8.00

241. Mailer, Chloe; Musgrave, Peter; Desmons, Gilles (edited by), THE HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY 1918-1986, The Industrial Society, London, 1986, B&W illustrations, 127pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) INK MAKRS ABOUT 25p, ISBN 0852903480 This history celebrates nearly seventy years of achievement by the Industrial Society. NOTE - Ink marginal lines and a few underlinings on about 25 pages., (Order No: 55195 ), $15.00

242. Mander, John, OUR GERMAN COUSINS: ANGLO-GERMAN RELATIONS IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES, John Murray, London, (1974), 273pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0719528941 Examines the relations between Anglo-Saxons and Germans in the past., (Order No: 35291 ), $25.00

243. Margary, Ivan D., ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN: VOL I - SOUTH OF THE FOSS WAY-BRISTOL CHANNEL AND VOL II - NORTH OF THE FOSS WAY-BRISTOL CHANNEL, Phoenix House, Ltd., London, (1957), B&W illustrations, maps, good w/good dustjackets (hardcover), Comprehensive survey of the Roman roads in Britain. Volume I - SOUTH OF THE FOSS WAY - BRISTOL CHANNEL, (1957) 3rd printing, 255pp, colored fold out map; Volume II - NORTH OF THE FOSS WAY - BRISTOL CHANNEL (INCLUDING WALES AND SCOTLAND), (1957) 1st printing, 288pp, colored fold-out map., (Order No: 47623 ), $95.00

244. Marks, Arthur Houlton, HISTORICAL NOTES ON LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, Hertford Record Co., Ltd., London, (1922), B&W illustrations, 103pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), "Lincoln's Inn Fields, one on London's most interesting sites, has been described as the topographical centre of London. Its historical and political associations are so intermingled with the Legal profession, as to warrant another description given it as being the Legal Centre of England.", (Order No: 50471 ), $10.00

245. Marsh, Kate (editor), WRITERS AND THEIR HOUSES: A GUIDE TO THE WRITER'S HOUSES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES AND IRELAND, ESSAYS BY MODERN WRITERS, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W photos, maps, 515pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0241127696 "50 essays by preeminent living authors on the literary masters of Great Britain and Ireland with a Gazetteer to the writer's houses of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.", (Order No: 8895 ), $15.00

246. Martin, Benjamin Ellis, OLD CHELSEA: A SUMMER-DAY'S STROLL, T Fisher Unwin, London, 1889 2nd ed, ill. by Joseph Pennell, 192pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover), The stroll described in these pages may be imagined to be taken during the summer of 1888., (Order No: 53229 ), $15.00

247. Martin, David & Macrae, D. G. (intro by), A SOCIOLOGY OF ENGLISH RELIGION, Basic Books, Inc., New York, (1967), 158pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), This book is basically concerned with English (and Welsh) religious culture-in a sense parallel to the studies by Rose, Runciman, Beer and McKenzie of English political culture., (Order No: 14118 ), $7.50

248. Martin-Clarke, D. Elizabeth, CULTURE IN EARLY ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND: A STUDY WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD, 1947, B&W illustrations, 100pp, plates, very good, gray cloth (hardcover) a few faint pencil marks, Contents include: The Age of Bede, Beowulf and the Arts; Anglo-Saxon Sculpture: The Ruthwell Cross; The Epic Beowulf and its Setting; Technicalities: Archaeological, Literary and Linguistic; A Ship-burial in Seventh-Century England: the Sutton Hoo Excavations and Craftsmanship. The reviewer's (Henry Bosley Woolf) copy with is signature, bookplate, and an offprint of his review in SPECULUM - A JOURNAL OF MEDIAEVAL STUDIES. - Some faint pencil marks., (Order No: 45547 ), $17.50

249. Maskell, Henry P. and Gregory, Edward W., OLD COUNTRY INNS OF ENGLAND, L. C. Page & Company, Boston, MA, 1911, B&W illustrations, 294pp, good+, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal mark, "In the following pages we have attempted a classification and description of the inns, which not only sheltered our forefathers when on their journeys, but served as their usual places for meeting and recreation." CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED - lacks front free endpaper., (Order No: 46212 ), $18.50

250. Maurois, Andre (translated by Hamish Miles), THE MIRACLE OF ENGLAND - AN ACCOUNT OF HER RISE TO PRE-EMINENCE AND PRESENT POSITION, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1937 7th ed, B&W illustrations, 500pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 43286 ), $6.00

251. Mays, James O'Donald (edited by), THE NEW FOREST BOOK: AN ILLUSTRATED ANTHOLOGY, New Forest Leaves, Burley, Ringwood, Hampshire, (1989), B&W illustrations, 368pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by editor, ISBN 0907956033 "The New Forest's definitive name and area dates from the reign of William the Conqueror." This is a collection of published and unpublished accounts about the New Forest in England., (Order No: 57227 ), $80.00

252. McFeely, Mary Drake, LADY INSPECTORS: THE CAMPAIGN FOR A BETTER WORKPLACE 1893-1921, Basil Blackwell, New York, (1988), B&W illustrations, 200pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1557860025 In Victorian Britain, unskilled women workers were at the mercy of their employers. In 1893, the government finally appointed two women as factory inspectors. They set out to right the wrongs. This is the story of the shaping of their occupation., (Order No: 3951 ), $9.50

253. McIntosh, Marjorie Keniston, A COMMUNITY TRANSFORMED: THE MANOR AND LIBERTY OF HAVERING, 1500-1620, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1991), 489pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) couple pencil marks, ISBN 0521381428 Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time - 16., (Order No: 56325 ), $50.00

254. McIntosh, Marjorie Keniston, CONTROLLING MISBEHAVIOR IN ENGLAND, 1370-1600, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1998), 289pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0521621771 Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time - 34., (Order No: 56326 ), $75.00

255. McLaughlin, Redmond & Horrocks, Brian (edited by), THE ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, Leo Cooper Ltd., London, (1972), B&W illustrations, 121pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0850520916 Part of the Famous Regiments series, this book is the first comprehensive history of the Royal Army Medical Corps., (Order No: 13973 ), $25.00

256. Meacham, Standish, TOYNBEE HALL AND SOCIAL REFORM 1880-1914: THE SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1987), 8 B&W figures, 211pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300038216 Toynbee Hall, founded in the slums of London's East End in 1884 by the Reverend Samuel Barnett, was the first Settlement House established in England or America and remains one of the best known. This book traces the history of the Toynbee Hall ethos of community., (Order No: 13371 ), $14.50

257. Meadows, Kenny (drawn by) with original essays by distinguished writers, HEADS OF THE PEOPLE: OR, PORTRAITS OF THE ENGLISH, Carey & Hart, Philadelphia, PA, 1841, B&W illustrations, 370pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light edgewear, "English faces, and records of English character, make up the present volume." This title is normally seen bound in cloth, this copy was bound in 3/4 brown leather., (Order No: 55957 ), $75.00

258. Medlicott, W. N. (edited by), FROM METTERNICH TO HITLER: ASPECTS OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN HISTORY 1814-1939, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, (1963), 267pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61673 ), $15.00

259. Meisel, Joseph S., PUBLIC SPEECH AND THE CUTURE OF PUBLIC LIFE IN THE AGE OF GLADSTONE, Columbia University Press, New York, (2001) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 382pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 023112144X Meisel examines the public speeches made in three common arenas: Parliament, the pulpit, and the courtroom., (Order No: 39540 ), $35.00

260. Melville, Lewis (illustrated by A. M. Broadley), SOCIETY AT ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - AND AFTER, Eveleigh Nash, London, 1912 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 315pp, ads, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60290 ), $30.00

261. Meredith, H. O., OUTLINES OF THE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND: A STUDY IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, London, (1908), B&W illustrations, 366pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Medieval England, 1066-1272; The English Nation, 1272-1603; The Antecedents of the Industrial Revolution, 1603-1760; and, The Industrial Revolution and Its Consequences, 1760-1900., (Order No: 39907 ), $15.00

262. Milburn, D. Judson, THE AGE OF WIT 1650-1750, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1966) 2nd ptg, 348pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) small tear on dj, A chronicle of English life and letters in the era when "men and women were rude in a more elegant way, said lewd things with a finer accent, and kicked citizens with a touch of polish.", (Order No: 24554 ), $7.50

263. Minchinton, W. E. (edited with an introduction by), THE GROWTH OF ENGLISH OVERSEAS TRADE IN THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES, Methuen & Co Ltd, London, (1969), 196pp, good++, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, fade to spine, This collection of essays considers three issues: the level and character of English overseas trade between 1600 and the 1770s, including a more detailed account of the trade with Portugal; a discussion of the statistical sources on which such accounts have to be based; and, thirdly, an examination of the connection between the course of English overseas trade and the process of industrialization., (Order No: 51245 ), $10.00

264. Mingay, G. E., THE TRANSFORMATION OF BRITAIN: 1830-1939, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1986), 82 B&W ill., 9 B&W figures, 236pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 071009762X In a little over a century, between 1830 and 1939, both the landscape and society of Britain were transformed: a rural world became an urban (and suburban) world., (Order No: 18263 ), $5.00

265. Molesworth, H. D., SCULPTURE IN ENGLAND: MEDIAEVAL, Longmans, Green and Co, London, (1951), B&W plates, 19pp, plates, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 34488 ), $8.50

266. Moncrieff, A. R. Hope (described by); Palmer, Sutton (painted by), SURREY, A. & C. Black, London, (1909) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, 252pp, very good, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Part of "Black's Beautiful Books" series., (Order No: 58985 ), $25.00

267. Morley, Frank, THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: A JOURNEY IN HISTORY, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1961 1st ptg, 331pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Here are new glimpses of the Viking raids, the Arthurian legends and the Norman Conquest, the Elizabethans, the Great Rebellion, Cromwell, and the Industrial Revolution., (Order No: 38143 ), $5.00

268. Morris, Christopher, POLITICAL THOUGHT IN ENGLAND - TYNDALE TO HOOKER, Oxford University Press, London, (1965) 2nd ptg, 220pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 52647 ), $5.00

269. Morton, H. V. (introduction by Simon Jenkins), IN SEARCH OF ENGLAND, The Folio Society, London, (2004) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 305pp, fine, decorated cloth (hardcover) in fine slipcase, (Order No: 61709 ), $14.50

270. Mowat, R. B., THE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES, Longmans, Green & Co., New York, 1925, 350pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) few ink marks/underlines, (Order No: 39890 ), $15.00

271. Mullins, Edwin (editor), THE ARTS OF BRITAIN, Phaidon, Oxford, (1983), 380 ill., 80 in color, 288pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 071482285X Articles by experts no only on the major arts (painting, architecture, glass, etc), but the minor arts as well; such as: book illustration, musical instruments, armour, clocks, garden design, etc., (Order No: 5942 ), $7.50

272. Munn, Charles Clark, POCKET ISLAND: A STORY OF COUNTRY LIFE IN NEW ENGLAND, The Abbey Press Publishers, New York, (1900), B&W illustrations, 185pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 46579 ), $10.00

273. Murray, Venetia, AN ELEGANT MADNESS: HIGH SOCIETY IN REGENCY ENGLAND, Viking, New York, (1999) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 317pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 067088328X The most decadent of Britain's gilded eras, the Regency Period, spanned the years from 1788 to 1820. The author chronicles the daily life of that glittering circle of rakes and dandies, duchesses and courtesans, pugilists and patrons whose scandalous conduct will entertain readers of social history and Regency romances alike, plus the insatiable new generation of Jane Austen addicts., (Order No: 23568 ), $5.00

274. Napier, William, ENGLISH BATTLES AND SIEGES IN THE PENINSULA [ON SPINE - NAPIER'S BATTLES OF THE PENINSULA], John Murray, London, 1869, B&W frontis, 469pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, By Lieutenant-General Sir William Napier, K.C.B., extracted from his PENINSULAR WAR. New Edition. In this publication, the combats of Rorica, Vimiero, and Coruna, and the character of Sir John Moore, have been entirely recomposed. The other battles and sieges are, with more or less compression of details, transcripts from the History of the Peninsula War., (Order No: 53976 ), $30.00

275. Nenner, Howard, THE RIGHT TO BE KING - THE SUCCESSION TO THE CROWN OF ENGLAND 1603-1714, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1995), 343pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, ISBN 0807822477 Explores the rules and assumptions that governed the succession to the throne in late Tudor and Stuart England., (Order No: 56264 ), $30.00

276. Nicholson, Marjorie, THE TUC OVERSEAS: THE ROOTS OF POLICY, Allen & Unwin, London, (1986), 329pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0043311032 Traces the decisions made by the Trades Union Congress in response to domestic and external influences and events, from its establishment of a joint international committee with the Labour Party in 1917 to the first congress of the World Federation of Trade Unions in 1945., (Order No: 36736 ), $15.00

277. Norrie, Mavis and Norrie, Ian (edited by) (photographs by Christopher Oxford; Colin Penn; L. H. Reader; and, Edwin Smith, THE BOOK OF HAMPSTEAD - REVISED EDITION, High Hill Press, Hampstead, (1968) 2nd rev, ill. by Ronald Saxby, 185pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (one small chip on dj), "Distinguished inhabitants of today celebrate their many predecessors and regale us with amusing or nostalgic sketches of Hampstead past and present.", (Order No: 26034 ), $12.50

278. Ollard, Richard, THIS WAR WITHOUT AN ENEMY: A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WARS, Atheneum, New York, 1976, B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689107595, (Order No: 61803 ), $5.00

279. Palmer, W. T., THE ENGLISH LAKES, A & C Black, Ltd., London, (1925), 32 color illustrations, 192pp, ads, good++, blue cloth, light occasional foxing (hardcover), First published in 1905. Color illustrations from paintings by A. Heaton Cooper., (Order No: 17241 ), $12.50

280. Pares, Richard, KING GEORGE III AND THE POLITICIANS - THE FORD LECTURES DELIVERED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD 1951-2, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, (1963), 214pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, (Order No: 61455 ), $5.00

281. Parker, Rowland, MEN OF DUNWICH: THE STORY OF A VANISHED TOWN, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1978), B&W ill., B&W maps, 272pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), From the information he discovered in long misplaced or forgotten manuscripts--Court Records, Patent Rolls and Inquisitions, the Red Book of the Exchequer--Rowland Parker has recreated the vibrant community of Dunwich, as it was during the Middle Ages., (Order No: 17723 ), $5.00

282. Parkman, Aubrey, ARMY ENGINEERS IN NEW ENGLAND 1775-1975, US Army Corps of Engineers, Waltham, MA, 1978, B&W illustrations, 319pp, very good+, red buckram cloth (hardcover), The Military and Civil Work of The Corps of Engineers in New England 1775-1975., (Order No: 40754 ), $14.50

283. Parsons, F. G., THE EARLIER INHABITANTS OF LONDON, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1971), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good+. green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0804612404 First published in 1927. Contents include: Palaeolithic and Neolithic Man; The Breaker Folk and the Coming of Bronze; On Colouration and the Coming of the Celt; Caesar and London; The Beginnings of London; London Under the Roman; The Picts, Scots and Saxons; Saxon London; and, London and the Danes., (Order No: 29366 ), $10.00

284. Patten, John (edited with an introduction by), PRE-INDUSTRIAL ENGLAND: GEOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS, Wm Dawson & Sons, Ltd., Kent, England, (1979), B&W maps, 245pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0712908242 This collection of reprinted essays illustrates themes in the historical geography of England and Wales between roughly 1500 and 1700. The papers include studies of the distribution of wealth in England in the early sixteenth century, innovations in arable and livestock farming, the migration of labor and residential patterns in cities in both rural and industrial hinterlands, and an assessment of the role of London in the English economy., (Order No: 18703 ), $15.00

285. Peddie, John, ALFRED THE GOOD SOLDIER: HIS LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS, Millstream Books, Bath, UK, (1992), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0948975318 Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, was truly a man for all seasons who, despite the huge variety of distractions which beset him during his reign, managed to lay the foundations of British society., (Order No: 59904 ), $6.00

286. Peel, R. F. (editor), THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL: VOL. 145, PART 1, PART 2, AND PART 3, Royal Geographical Society, London, 1979, B&W illustrations, 547pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Offered as a set: Vol. 145 Part 1, March 1979; Vol. 145 Part 2, July 1979; and, Vol. 145 Part 3, November 1979., (Order No: 59816 ), $40.00

287. Peel, R. F. (editor), THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL: VOL. 146 PART 1; VOL. 146 PART 2; AND, VOL. 146 PART 3, Royal Geographical Society, London, 1980, B&W illustrations, 502pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Offered as a set: Vol. 146 Part 1, March 1980; Vol. 146 Part 2, July 1980; and, Vol. 146 Part 3, November 1980., (Order No: 59817 ), $50.00

288. Pennell, Elizabeth Robins (illustrations by Joseph Pennell), OUR HOUSE: AND LONDON OUT OF OUR WINDOWS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1912 1st ed, ill. by Joseph Pennell, 374pp, good, decorated gray cloth (hardcover), Contents include: 'Enrietter; Trimmer; Louise; Our Charwomen; Clementine; The Old Housekeeper; The New Housekeeper; Our Beggars; The Tenants; The Quarter., (Order No: 54316 ), $14.50

289. Pennell, Joseph; Squire, J. C. (introductory essay and notes by), A LONDON REVERIE: FIFTY-SIX DRAWINGS BY JOSEPH PENNELL, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1937, B&W ill. follow text, 30pp of text, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 12634 ), $10.00

290. Perkin, Harold, THE ORIGINS OF MODERN ENGLISH SOCIETY, 1780-1880, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1976), 465pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0710072570 The book begins with a description of the unique features of pre-industrial English society, followed by an account of the social process of industrialization and its effects upon living standards, family life and the growth of the towns. First published in 1969., (Order No: 26766 ), $5.00

291. Pevsner, Nikolaus, THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND - SHROPSHIRE, Penguin Books, Middlesex, UK, (1958), B&W illustrations, 368pp, very good, wraps (softcover) with a good+ dustjacket, Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public, and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county., (Order No: 50601 ), $10.00

292. Pevsner, Nikolaus (with notes on the Roman antiquities by Ian A. Richmond), NORTHUMBERLAND - THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND SERIES, Penguin Books, Middlesex, UK, (1957), B&W illustrations, 368pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is the first joint volume of The Buildings of England Series., (Order No: 43886 ), $20.00

293. Phillips, Andrew (Father Andrew Phillips), THE REBIRTH OF ENGLAND AND ENGLISH - THE VISION OF WILLIAM BARNES, Anglo-Saxon Books, Frithgarth, UK, (1996), 154pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1898281173 William Barnes (1801-1886) is known as a poet, and as the greatest dialect poet of the English language., (Order No: 55256 ), $17.50

294. Pickrill, D. A., MINISTERS OF THE CROWN, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1981), 135pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 071000916X A comprehensive work of reference listing the holders of public offices under the Crown, from the earliest available records to the present day., (Order No: 38207 ), $18.50

295. Piehler, H. A., ENGLAND FOR EVERYMAN, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1938), 275pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A practical & historical guide with 32 sectional maps in colour., (Order No: 59497 ), $5.00

296. Piehler, H. A., WALES FOR EVERYMAN, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1935) 1st ed, 236pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A Practical & Historical Guide with a Section of Maps in Colour., (Order No: 59499 ), $10.00

297. Pierson, Karen M., A TALE OF TWO WORCESTERS: PATHS TO PROSPERITY IN WORCESTER, ENGLAND & WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, Logaston Press, Herefordshire, UK, 1998, B&W illustrations, 266pp, very good, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 1873827202 "This book is a true and faithful celebration of the links between people at all levels in two cities, of the shared experiences, of the tribulations of the past and the genuine optimism for the future.", (Order No: 59606 ), $10.00

298. Plumb, J. H., GEORGIAN DELIGHTS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1980) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316711284 A highly entertaining account of life in Georgian England, in which distinguished historian J. H. Plumb captures all the charm and humanity that characterized the age., (Order No: 44498 ), $6.00

299. Plumptre, George, SOTHEBY'S - THE COUNTRY HOUSE GUIDE: HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOCIATION, A Ward Lock Book, London, (1996), color illustrations, 288pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 070637519X This indispensable guidebook lists all the Historic Houses Association properties that are open to the public--over 200 of the finest properties in Britain., (Order No: 46403 ), $6.00

300. Pollock, John, THE POPISH PLOT: A STUDY IN THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF CHARLES II, Duckworth and Co., London, 1903 1st ed, 419pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60486 ), $25.00

301. Poole, Stanley B-R., ROYAL MYSTERIES AND PRETENDERS - BLANDFORD'S PROBLEMS OF HISTORY SERIES, Blandford Press, London, (1969), B&W illustrations, 212pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0713705027, (Order No: 59662 ), $5.00

302. Porteous, J. Douglas, PLANNED TO DEATH: THE ANNIHILATION OF A PLACE CALLED HOWDENDYKE, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1989), 23 B&W figures,26 B&W plates, 254pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802026613 Since the late 1960s the village of Howdendyke has been slowly planned to death. This book attempts to answer three simple questions which any observer of the above scenario might ask. Why, and by what process, is the village being destroyed? What was it like to live there before the process of annihilation began? And how did it grow to be like that?, (Order No: 13185 ), $14.50

303. Porter, Stephen, THE GREAT PLAGUE, Sutton Publishing, Gloucestershire, (2000), B&W illustrations, 213pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 075092571X This well-illustrated study examines the nature of the disease and contemporary opinions regarding its cause together with the measures taken by both national and local government to restrict its spread and to deal with its victims., (Order No: 51481 ), $5.00

304. Price, Alfred, BLITZ ON BRITAIN - THE BOMBER ATTACKS ON THE UNITED KINGDOM, 1939-1945, PBS - Book Club Edition, London, [1976], B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An objective two-sided account containing much new information to enable the reader to see the bombing attacks on Britain during the Second World War in an entirely new perspective., (Order No: 52953 ), $12.50

305. Priestley, J. B. (introduced by), THE BEAUTY OF BRITAIN: A PICTORIAL SURVEY, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1935, 109 B&W ill., color frontis, 248pp, good++ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The purpose of this book is to reveal some aspects of Britain's beauty which may not appear in tourist brochures., (Order No: 13840 ), $10.00

306. Priestley, J. B., THE ENGLISH, The Viking Press, New York, (1973), B&W and color illustrations, 256pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670296309 The author takes a long, critical look at the English temperament as it has developed since the Middle Ages. He is concerned with what he regards as essentially English characteristics. In true-born Englishmen and women he finds very special qualities of mind, purpose, and imagination., (Order No: 16384 ), $10.00

307. Priestley, Harold, LONDON: THE YEARS OF CHANGE, Barnes & Noble, Inc., New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 243pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), This work relates how and why for London the seventeenth century transitioned from a small, compact medieval community to an untidy urban sprawl of half a million people., (Order No: 28048 ), $7.50

308. Prince, Thomas, A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE FORM OF ANNALS, Cummings, Hilliard and Co., n.p., 1826, 439pp, very good, 3/4 leather, raised bands (hardcover) light edge wear, First published in 1736. "...Being a Summary and exact Account of the most material Transactions and Occurrence relating to this Country, in the order of Time wherein they happened, from the Discovery of Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the Arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730..." Clean, bright and tight copy. Wear to extemities of leather binding and raised bands, teg., (Order No: 40097 ), $275.00

309. Professor Arber (with an introduction by C. H. Firth), STUART TRACTS 1603-1693: AN ENGLISH GARNER, Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1964, 514pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), The tracts which stand first in this volume describe the accession of James I and the rejoicings which accompanied his progress from Scotland to London. To them is prefixed, in order to explain the narratives followed, Sir Robert Carey's account of the circumstances of Queen Elizabeth's death, and the mannin in which he brought the news to Edinburgh. The texts containe are preprinted from the ENGLISH GARNER issued in eight volumes (1877-1890) by Professor Arber., (Order No: 37081 ), $5.50

310. Pudney, John, BRISTOL FASHION: SOME ACCOUNT OF THE EARLIER DAYS OF BRISTOL AVIATION, Putnam, London, (1960), ill. by David Gentleman, 102pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author depicts some of the characters and events which figured in the first twenty-five years of this romantic Bristol enterprise--from trams to the Boxkite, the famous Bristol Fighter of the first World War (the Brisfit) up to the first prototype Blenheim, that later made its name in the second World War., (Order No: 17725 ), $20.00

311. Purdy, William, LONDON BANKING LIFE - PAPERS ON TRADE AND FINANCE, Lovell, Adam, Wesson & Co., New York, [1876], 243pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) tear p130,lacks rear free endpaper, (Order No: 23503 ), $85.00

312. Quennell, Peter, CASANOVA IN LONDON, Stein and Day/Publishers, New York, (1971), 198pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0812813685 A collection of delighful mini-biographies. Each biography is a vivid portrait which shows the close connection between an artist's personal life and the work he left behind him., (Order No: 22282 ), $6.00

313. Quennell, Peter (edited by) and Mayhew, Henry (selected from 'London Labour and the London Poor'), MAYHEW'S CHARACTERS, Spring Books, London, n.d. c1960s, B&W illustrations, 360pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), All the colour, comic gusto and bitter tragedy of the streets of Victorian London are reflected in these pages., (Order No: 48617 ), $7.50

314. Reed, T. Dayrell, THE RISE OF WESSEX: A FURTHER ESSAY IN DARK AGE HISTORY, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1947), B&W maps, 354pp, good, faded red cloth (hardcover) underlining on a few pages, Contents include: Preliminaries; The Heroic Begetting (c. 500-593); Gestation (592-688); The History Of The Church Of The West Saxons (635-709); Ine's Reconstitution Of The Realm (688-726); A Tentative Survey Of The Saxon Settlement Of Dorsetshire; A Tentative Survey Of The Saxon Settlement Of Dorsetshire--continued., (Order No: 54317 ), $20.00

315. Rees, D. Ben, LOCAL AND PARLIAMENTARY POLITICS IN LIVERPOOL FROM 1800 TO 1911, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY, (1999), B&W illustrations, 153pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light soil to white cloth, ISBN 0773479902 Contents include: Liberals and Conservatives in Nineteenth Century Liverpool; The Birthplace of a Prime Minister; Bribery, Electioneering and Municipal Responsibilities; A Galaxy of Politicians: From Finch to the Fenians; A Mixed Bag of Socialists, Trade Unionists and others; Liverpool Politics in the Eighteen Nineties; and, The Dawn of a New Century., (Order No: 38250 ), $60.00

316. Reeve, F. A., CAMBRIDGE, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1976), 23 B&W ill., 2 B&W maps, 184pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 071343225X For centuries, Cambridge and its University have co-existed, each suspicious of the other when not actively condescending or antagonistic, yet each unable to escape a high degree of mutual dependence., (Order No: 25244 ), $7.50

317. Reid, T. W. (compiled by) (third edition revised by William Hussey Graham; fourth edition edited by R. R. D. Adams), THE BOOK OF THE CHEESE: BEING TRAITS AND STORIES OF "YE OLDE CHESHIRE CHEESE" WINE OFFICE COURT, FLEET STREET LONDON, E.C., T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1901 4th ed, B&W illustrations, 200pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), Traits and stories of a Johnsonian Haunt. The story of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, the old Fleet Street house., (Order No: 24756 ), $45.00

318. Reynolds, James, SOVEREIGN BRITAIN, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1955), B&W illustrations, 368pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 39080 ), $5.00

319. Rice, D. Talbot, ENGLISH ART, 871-1100, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1952, B&W ill., B&W map, 280pp, ill., very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This volume is Volume II and the second to appear in the series The Oxford History of English Art., (Order No: 34446 ), $25.00

320. Richards, James O., PARTY PROPAGANDA UNDER QUEEN ANNE: THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF 1702-1713, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1972), 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820302732, (Order No: 56275 ), $4.00

321. Riddell, James (photographs by) and Gaunt, William (introductory text and notes on the illustrations by), LONDON IN COLOUR, B. T. Batsford Limited, London, (1956) 2nd ptg, 40 color ill., B&W map, 111pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A book which successfully conveys so much of the essential color and atmosphere of historic London., (Order No: 17105 ), $7.50

322. Riley, P. W. J., THE UNION OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND: A STUDY IN ANGLO-SCOTTISH POLITICS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, (1978), 351pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847661555, (Order No: 61343 ), $30.00

323. Roberts, Cecil, GONE RAMBLING, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, 1935 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 328pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 32412 ), $7.50

324. Roberts, Nesta (text by); Bloemendal, F. A. H. (photographs by), ENGLAND IN CAMERACOLOUR - LANCASHIRE, Town & Country Books, London, (1983), color illustrations, 112pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0863640109, (Order No: 47851 ), $10.00

325. Roberts, Nesta (text by); Williams, Andy (photographs by), ENGLAND IN CAMERACOLOUR - DERBYSHIRE, Town & Country Books, London, (1984), color illustrations, 112pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0863640141, (Order No: 47854 ), $10.00

326. Rollins, Hyder E., A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH COMMONWEALTH DRAMA, Chapel Hill, NC, (1921) 1st ed, 67pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A history of the ballad. The author has printed in full most of the documents he cites., (Order No: 45824 ), $15.00

327. Roots, Ivan, COMMONWEALTH AND PROTECTORATE: THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH, Schocken Books, New York, (1966), 326pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB no external marks, (Order No: 26765 ), $7.50

328. Rowe, John (introductions by A. L. Rowse and E. V. Thompson), CORNWALL IN THE AGE OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION - SECOND ENLARGED EDITION, Cornish Hillside Publication, St. Austell, UK, 1993, 375pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0951941925 First published in 1953. The leading text on this important period of Cornish history., (Order No: 55363 ), $25.00

329. Rowse, A. L., OXFORD: IN THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1975) 1st Amer, approx. 80 B&W, 16 color ill, 256pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399115706 Oxford portrays the remarkable part that both town and university have played in the history of England., (Order No: 12427 ), $6.00

330. Rt. Hon. Lord Harlech, SOUTHERN ENGLAND - ILLUSTRATED REGIONAL GUIDE TO ANCIENT MONUMENTS: NO. 2, HMSO, London, (1959) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, map, 91pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published 1936., (Order No: 54250 ), $4.50

331. Rubinstein, David (edited by) (introduction by Michael Foot), PEOPLE FOR THE PEOPLE: RADICAL IDEAS & PERSONALITIES IN BRITISH HISTORY, Ithaca Press, London, 1973, B&W illustrations, 254pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0391003313 Most of these articles first appeared in TRIBUNE, in a series entitled THE PEOPLE'S PAST which was printed at intervals between 1969 and 1972., (Order No: 22370 ), $17.50

332. Russell, John, LONDON, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1994), 183 ill incl 86 color plates, 256pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810935708 This book is about the city of London, where John Russell lived for some fifty years and still considers himself an insider., (Order No: 17681 ), $10.00

333. Saklatvala, Beram, THE CHRISTIAN ISLAND, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, (1969), B&W illustrations, 150pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0460034065 The author's study of the first Christianization of Britain is a lively, highly controversial account of the period in our history from Roman times until the arrival of the dynamic figure of Augustine in A.D. 597., (Order No: 20112 ), $7.50

334. Sanders, Lloyd, THE HOLLAND HOUSE CIRCLE, Benjamin Blom, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 384pp, very good++, reddish cloth (hardcover), First published in 1908. This book is concerned rather with persons than the place., (Order No: 45613 ), $11.00

335. Sanders, Lloyd C., LIFE OF VISCOUNT PALMERSTON - INTERNATIONAL STATEMEN SERIES - WITH PALMERSTON ALS AND CARTE DE VISITE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1888, 247pp, ads, very good, clay colored cloth (hardcover), The Right Hon. Sir Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865) served as Prime Minister of England. Tipped in is a small letter (two sides) signed in his typical style "Palmerston" responding to a correspondent, and dated 23 July 1846. Tipped in on the front free endpaper is a Carte de Visite of The Right Hon. Lord, Palerston, K.G., and on the front pastedown is the newspaper article from the Illustrated London Times, Dec. 30th, 1865, detailing the probate of Palmerson's will. A nice clean and tight copy with great related material., (Order No: 48915 ), $250.00

336. Savill, Mervyn, TIDE OF LONDON: A STUDY OF LONDON AND ITS RIVER, Britannicvs Liber Limited, London, (1951), 37 B&W and 2 color plates, 176pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is a chronicle of the people who have lived on the banks of the Thames from the earliest times., (Order No: 6314 ), $7.50

337. Scott, Sir Walter, IVANHOE, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1972), B&W illustrations, 128pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 06920394X Relates the adventures of the Saxon Knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade. This new versions brings to the reader fascinating renderings of the life of the period. Contents include: The Story of Ivanhoe; Armour; Shields; Weapons; Tournaments & Jousts; Coins; Fortresses and Castles; A Glossary of Chivalry; and, much more., (Order No: 48690 ), $15.00

338. Scott-James, Anne and Lancaster, Osbert, THE PLEASURE GARDEN: ALL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING, Century, London, (1991), B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0712646981 Osbert Lancaster and his wife collaborated for the first time in this lucid and entertaining survey of the development of gardens, their design, their plants and their gardeners from Roman times to the present day., (Order No: 39969 ), $11.50

339. Sellar, Richard, THE NARRATIVE OF RICHARD SELLAR, reprinted by John Bellows, Gloucester, UK, 1897, 15pp, very good, wraps (softcover) in early Gaylord pamphlet binder, "A Fisherman Who Was Pressed at Scarborough During the War Between the English and Dutch in 1665." Richard Sellar was one of the early members of the Society of Friends., (Order No: 41322 ), $35.00

340. Sensabaugh, George F., THAT GRAND WHIG MILTON, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1952, 213pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book traces the impact of Milton's arguments in the battle of ideas which led to the acceptance of Whig principles in the Revolutionary Settlement and the Bill of Rights-theories which, as the author points out, "still lie at the basis of English society and indeed animate free men everywhere in the Western world.", (Order No: 14140 ), $7.50

341. Sharpe, Pamela (edited by), WOMEN'S WORK - THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE 1650-1914, Arnold / Oxford Univ. Press, London / New York, (1998), 368pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0340676965, (Order No: 42017 ), $8.50

342. Shearman, Hugh, ULSTER - THE COUNTY BOOKS, Robert Hale Limited, London, (1949), B&W ill., B&W fold-out map, 427pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "The County Books" A picture of Ulster as a whole., (Order No: 24677 ), $20.00

343. Shurcliff, Arthur A., SECOND NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL, Riverside Press, Cambridge, MA, (1942), B&W illustrations, 135pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover), A collection of short essays about places and things in New England. Original glassine/tissue dustcover, some loss to paper spine label at top., (Order No: 25262 ), $20.00

344. Shurcliff, Arthur A., NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE MEN WALKING AND TALKING, The Old Corner Book Store, Boston, MA, 1948, B&W illustrations, 205pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), THE ANNALS OF A SOCIETY OF SAUNTERERS IN THE LATE HORSE AND CARRIAGE DAYS OF 1905-1906. New England College Men Walking and Talking In the Decade Which Came Before The Automobile Had Changed New England life In the Towns, Farms and Colleges., (Order No: 46370 ), $20.00

345. Silburn, P. A., THE GOVERNANCE OF EMPIRE, Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1910, map, 347pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with usual markings, "The object of presenting this work to the public is twofold. Firstly, as a colonial, my desire is to present a colonial view of the imperial idea, and secondly, to endeavour to arouse amoung my countrymen, in the United Kingdom expecially, a greater interest and pride in the Empire beyond the seas.", (Order No: 48610 ), $10.00

346. Simmons, I. G., and Tooley, M. J. (edited by), THE ENVIRONMENT IN BRITISH PREHISTORY, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1981), B&W illustrations, 334pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0801413974 Contents include: Methods of Reconstruction; The Palaeolithic; The Mesolithic; The Neolithic; The Bronze Age; The Iron Age; and, Culture and Environment., (Order No: 52732 ), $6.00

347. Slater, Gilbert, POVERTY AND THE STATE, Constable & Co Ltd, London, 1930, 480pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), This book is based on a series of lectures which formed the preliminary part of a course of study arranged by the Church of England Temperance Society, in conjunction with the University of London, for Police Court Missionaries, and for young men and women desirous of qualifying themselves for that work., (Order No: 33703 ), $25.00

348. Slater, Gilbert, THE GROWTH OF MODERN ENGLAND, Constable & Company Ltd., London, (1939) 2nd ed, B&W maps, 642pp, maps, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) SOME RED UNDERLINING, Originally published as the MAKING OF MODERN ENGLAND. This revised and enlarged edition, published under the new title, THE GROWTH OF MODERN ENGLAND includes a study of the main lines of social and economic development and results of world-wide interdependence, involving increased need for mutual understanding and tolerance., (Order No: 34319 ), $7.50

349. Smart, Ted (designed and produced by); Smart, Ted; and Fok, Pat (photographed by), THE ENGLISHMAN'S ENGLAND, John Bartholomew & Son, Ltd., Edinburgh, (1973) 3rd ed, color illustrations, 141pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0851527167 Captures in full colour the way of life, the palaces, the great houses, the little villages, the pageantry, and the sheer natural beauty of "this fortress built by nature.", (Order No: 50111 ), $15.00

350. Smith, Barbara (edited by), TRUTH, LIBERTY, RELIGION: ESSAYS CELEBRATING TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF MANCHESTER COLLEGE, Manchester College, Oxford, 1986, B&W illustrations, 325pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) few ink marks in chapter one, ISBN 0950871516 Manchester College was the successor of the famous 18th-century Warrinton Academy., (Order No: 38125 ), $22.50

351. Smith, Charles Saumarez, EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY DECORATION: DESIGN AND THE DOMESTIC INTERIOR IN ENGLAND, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1993), 388 ill. incl. 189 in color, 407pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810932555 Based on detailed research into the full range of contemporary illustrations, including architects' drawings, designers' pattern books, fine paintings, and satirical prints, this book provides a highly original and authoitative account of the appearance of rooms at various levels of society and how and why attitudes to decoration changed., (Order No: 18046 ), $70.00

352. Smith, Phil, THE CENTURY SPEAKS - RECOLLECTIONS OF LANCASHIRE OVER THE LAST 100 YEARS, Carnegie Publishing Ltd., Lancaster, UK, (1999), B&W illustrations, 179pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1859360696 "At the beginning of this century Lancashire (UK) produced enough cotton to satisfy the home market before breakfast. Since then this industry has all but died ...", (Order No: 56816 ), $15.00

353. Smithers, A. J., TOBY: A REAL LIFE RIPPING YARN, Gordon & Cremonesi, London, (1978), 191pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Toby Rawlinson was one of the most endearing, eccentric, and inventive, ingenious people to ever lend excitement to the conduct of any war. He devised a new gun for the British to repay German mortar fire, modified a stethoscope to detect Zeppelins, scared off a vast Russian-armed detachment with a cardboard tank, and etc., (Order No: 3587 ), $15.00

354. Smurthwaite, David, BATTLEFIELDS OF BRITAIN: THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE, Webb & Bower, Publ., Ltd., Exeter, England, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0312920393 A travel and history guide to the battlefields in England since Roman times in 55 BC., (Order No: 52671 ), $7.00

355. Snodin, David, A MIGHTY FERMENT: BRITAIN IN THE AGE OF REVOLUTION, 1750-1850, The Seabury Press, New York, (1978) 1st Amer, B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816432104 The "ferment" was a whirlwind which raged through most of Europe, demolishing traditions, values and institutions that had been accepted as indestructible for centuries., (Order No: 44783 ), $6.00

356. Southworth, James, WALKING THE ROMAN ROADS OF CUMBRIA, Robert Hale, London, (1985), B&W illustrations, maps, 206pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0709022883 Crisscrossing the Cumbrian countryside are the remains of roads laid by the Romans. Following the legions' footsteps, James Southworth has produced a walker's guide for all those whose enjoyment of nature is coupled with an interest in Romano-British history., (Order No: 55110 ), $20.00

357. Speck, G. E. & Sutherland, E., ENGLISH ANTIQUES, Ward Lock Limited, London, (1970), B&W and color ill., 191pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0706310950 First published in 1969. Introduction to the scope of English antiques and what is available., (Order No: 6306 ), $5.00

358. Speck, W. A., TORY & WHIG - THE STRUGGLE IN THE CONSTITUENCIES 1701-1715, Macmillan, London, (1970), 164pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, A look at the party politics of the era and the political behavior of the electorate., (Order No: 56265 ), $30.00

359. St. Aubyn, Giles, EDWARD VII: PRINCE AND KING, Atheneum, New York, 1979 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 555pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689109377 The king who left his name on an era and style reigned for less than ten years, but began his career some forty years before he came to the throne. This account is based on the records of Francis Knollys, the king's secretary: papers which previous biographers had assumed to be destroyed., (Order No: 14248 ), $5.00

360. Stanier, Peter, QUARRIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES - AN HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD, Twelveheads Press, Truro, UK, 1995, B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0906294339 These photographs cover the period from 1904 to 1935 and describe the more traditional quarrying methods., (Order No: 56849 ), $65.00

361. Stanley, Christopher, THE HISTORY OF BRITAIN: AN AERIAL VIEW, W. W. Norton & Company Inc, New York, (1985) 1st Amer, color illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393019446 Britain's history has made a clear imprint on the landscape, and aerial photography demonstrates this in a particularly vivid way., (Order No: 45049 ), $14.50

362. Steegman, John (revised by Bryan Little), CAMBRIDGE, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1954) 5th ed, B&W illustrations, 120pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book gives an admirable picture of the history of Cambridge, the architecture of its colleges and the manners of its undergraduates., (Order No: 31563 ), $5.00

363. Steinbach, Susie, WOMEN IN ENGLAND 1760-1914 - A SOCIAL HISTORY, Palgrave - Macmillan, New York, (2004) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 342pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1403967547, (Order No: 61062 ), $15.00

364. Stern, Walter M., BRITAIN YESTERDAY AND TODAY: AN OUTLINE ECONOMIC HISTORY FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., London, (1969) 2nd ed, 290pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0582482718 This book traces the economic development of Britain since the time of the Industrial Revolution. The book discusses the growth and development of the population of Britain, agriculture, labour-saving devices, capital- -saving inventions, the reign of steam and steel, the growth of mass- production, working conditions, trade unionism, transport, trade, banking, investment and fiscal policy., (Order No: 13960 ), $5.00

365. Stevens, Henry, AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE DINNER GIVEN BY MR. GEORGE PEABODY TO THE AMERICANS CONNECTED WITH THE GREAT EXHIBITION..., William Pickering, London, 1851, 114pp, good, original blue cloth, aeg (hardcover), "...AT THE LONDON COFFEE HOUSE LUDGATE HILL ON THE 27th OCTOBER 1851." "Mr. Peabody's Parting Dinner to the Americans Connected with the Great Exhibition." The Crystal Palace Exhibiton of 1851 is considered to be the first of the great world's fairs., (Order No: 57580 ), $125.00

366. Stewart, W. A. Campbell, QUAKERS AND EDUCATION AS SEEN IN THEIR SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1971), 310pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0804611211 First published in 1953., (Order No: 46656 ), $14.50

367. Street, Sean (edited by), A REMEMBERED LAND: RECOLLECTIONS OF LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE 1880-1914, Michael Joseph, London, (1994), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0718138295 This anthology of first-person accounts of country life in turn-of-the-century Britain distils the essence of those days, commemorating the sunset of rural tradition., (Order No: 52320 ), $10.00

368. Strong, L. A. G., THE ROLLING ROAD: THE STORY OF TRAVEL ON THE ROADS OF BRITAIN AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT, Hutchinson, London, (1956), B&W photos, 248pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 7723 ), $12.00

369. Strong, Roy and Oman, Julia Trevelyan, THE ENGLISH YEAR: A PERSONAL SELECTION FROM CHAMBERS' BOOK OF DAYS, Ticknor & Fields, New Haven, CT, 1982 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) w/press release, ISBN 0899191223 Here is a personal scrapbook of the months of the English year set forth in portraits, engravings, paintings, and photographs to awaken and delight the memory of a world now lost to us., (Order No: 24935 ), $4.00

370. Strong, Roy, LOST TREASURES OF BRITAIN: FIVE CENTURIES OF CREATION AND DESTRUCTION, Viking, London, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 232pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670833835 Between the Reformation and the nineteenth century, countless masterpieces were destroyed in Britain. This book provides a unique pictorial record of the fate of those vanished treasures and in doing so raises challenging questions about the cultural values of the past and the present., (Order No: 36939 ), $15.00

371. Taber, M. J., THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND, L. C. Page & Company, Boston, MA, (1908) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 287pp, good, decorated tan cloth, teg (hardcover), "An Account of Some of Their Distinguishing Characteristcs; Together with Brief Historical and Biographical Sketches of Their Most Noted Bishops." Inscribed by the author, September, 1905., (Order No: 52015 ), $7.50

372. Tames, Richard, DULWICH AND CAMBERWELL PAST WITH PECKHAM, Historical Publications, London, (1997), B&W illustrations, 144pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0948667443 Deals with three areas south-east of London., (Order No: 61689 ), $35.00

373. Taylor, Antony, 'DOWN WITH THE CROWN' BRITISH ANTI-MONARCHISM AND DEBATES ABOUT ROYALTY SINCE 1790, Reaktion Books, Ltd., London, (1999), B&W illustrations, 296pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1861890494, (Order No: 58719 ), $7.50

374. Taylor, Basil (introduction by), PAINTING IN ENGLAND 1700-1850: COLLECTION OF MR & MRS PAUL MELLON - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II: TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, B&W and color illustrations, very good w/lightly chipped dustjackets, Volume I: TEXT, 231pp; Volume II: PLATES, 231pp., (Order No: 27210 ), $20.00

375. Taylor, G. R. Stirling, CROMWELL, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1928, B&W illustrations, 333pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) - EX-LIB, (Order No: 31837 ), $6.00

376. Taylor, William C. (Pinnock - Goldsmith), PINNOCK'S IMPROVED EDITION OF DR. GOLDSMITH'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1851, B&W ill., 476pp, good, black leather spine, cloth covered boards, FROM THE INVASION OF JULIUS CAESAR TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE II. WITH A CONTINUATION TO THE YEAR 1845. WITH QUESTIONS FOR EXAMINATION AT THE END OF EACH SECTION. BESIDES A VARIETY OF VALUABLE INFORMATION, ADDED THROUGHOUT THE WORK. CONSISTING OF Tables of Contemporary Sovereigns and Eminent Persons; Copious Explanatory Notes; Remarks on the Politics, Manners, and Literature of the Age; and Outline of the Constitution, &c. &c., (Order No: 35958 ), $25.00

377. The Ministry of Information, LAND AT WAR - THE OFFICIAL STORY OF BRITISH FARMING 1939-1944 - "THE WAR FACSIMILES", His Majesty's Stationery Off, London, orig pub 1945, B&W illustrations, 98pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0117025372 An exact reproduction of the illustrated book published during World War II by the British government to inform people about the progress of the war and the home-defence operations., (Order No: 49540 ), $6.00

378. Thomas, J. H., WHEN LABOUR RULES, W. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., London, (1920), 204pp, ads, good, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/usual markings, Written to answer the questions about what a Labour Government will do in finance, property, constitution, and foreign policy., (Order No: 48609 ), $15.00

379. Thomas, Stanley, PRE-ROMAN BRITAIN, Studio Vista, London, (1965), B&W illustrations, 191pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This pictorial survey of the archaeology of prehistoric Britain gives an unparalleled insight into the richness, diversity and mysteries of Pre-Roman Britain., (Order No: 35560 ), $15.00

380. Thompson, James, THE HISTORY OF LEICESTER (POCKET EDITION), F. Hewitt, Caxton House, Leicester, 1876, 241pp, index, good, faded maroon cloth (hardcover), A concise edition of the 1849 work, "The History of Leicester from the Time of the Romans to the End of the Seventeenth Century" and "The History of Leicester in the Eighteenth Century," published in 1871., (Order No: 36432 ), $20.00

381. Thurlow, Richard, FASCISM IN BRITAIN: A HISTORY, 1918-1985, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK, (1987), B&W illustrations, 317pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0631136185 "This is a history of a shadowy and sinister tradition of British political life.", (Order No: 57783 ), $12.00

382. Timperley, H. W. and Brill, Edith, ANCIENT TRACKWAYS OF WESSEX, Phoenix House, London, (1965), B&W illustrations, 189pp, maps, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In twenty years of research, referring to Anglo-Saxon charters, medieval Forest Perambulations, old maps and other sources, and above all by walking the trackways, the authors have traced the lines in the field., (Order No: 47856 ), $25.00

383. Tingsten, Herbert (translated and adapted by David Grey and Eva Leckstrom Grey), VICTORIA AND THE VICTORIANS, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, (1972), B&W illustrations, 581pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0049420860 PART ONE: VICTORIA AND HER TIMES; PART TWO: THE TREND OF IDEAS; PART THREE: OF MEN AND DEEDS; PART FOUR: EPILOGUE., (Order No: 53136 ), $6.00

384. Torr, Cecil, SMALL TALK AT WREYLAND - THIRD SERIES, Oxford University Press, Cambridge, 1923, B&W illustrations, 112pp, good+, tan cloth spine (hardcover), "Wreyland is land by the Wrey, a little stream in Devonshire. The Wrey flows into the Bovey, and the Bovey into the Teign, and the Teign flows out into the sea at Teignmouth. The land is on the east side of the Wrey, just opposite the village of Lustleigh. It forms a manor, and gives its name to a hamlet of six houses, of which this is one.", (Order No: 39951 ), $25.00

385. Tozier, Josephine, AMONG ENGLISH INNS: THE STORY OF A PILGRIMAGE TO CHARACTERISTIC SPOTS OF RURAL ENGLAND, L. C. Page & Company, Boston, MA, 1904, B&W illustrations, 255pp, good++, decorated tan cloth, teg (hardcover) spine darkened, "This little work was undertaken at the request, and for the use, of friends, who lamented that they had seen nothing of rural England, because they needed a guide to lead them to interesting places and characteristic spots. It has been the writer's endeavour to collect here facts about the country districts not mentioned in the ordinary guide-book.", (Order No: 53418 ), $6.00

386. Treasure, Geoffrey, WHO'S WHO IN EARLY HANOVERIAN BRITAIN (1714-1789) BEING THE SIXTH VOLUME IN THE WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH HISTORY SERIES, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, (2002), B&W illustrations, 416pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811716430, (Order No: 53699 ), $5.00

387. Trevelyan, G. M. (illustrations selected by Ruth C. Wright), ILLUSTRATED ENGLISH SOCIAL HISTORY: VOLUME THREE, THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Longmans, Green and Co., London, (1952) 2nd ptg, color frontis, B&W ill., 209pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This third volume covers the Eighteenth Century. It describes first the period of English civilization known as the Age of Anne. The next section of this volume is the age of Dr. Johnson, the early and middle years of George III., (Order No: 34490 ), $14.50

388. Truettner, William H. and Stein, Roger B. (edited by) (with contributions by Dona Brown, Thomas Andrew Denenberg, et al), PICTURING OLD NEW ENGLAND: IMAGE AND MEMORY, National Museum of Amer. Art, Washington, D.C., (1999), B&W and color illustrations, 240pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300079389 The essays in this volume explore works of art originating between the Civil War and World War II that depict New England, investigating the direct and indirect meanings in this imagery., (Order No: 39570 ), $15.00

389. Tudor, Bethany (illustrations by Tasha Tudor) (signed by Tasha Tudor in 1984 on the half title page), DRAWN FROM NEW ENGLAND: TASHA TUDOR, A PORTRAIT IN WORDS AND PICTURES, Philomel Books, New York, (1981) 2nd ptg, ill. by Tasha Tudor, 96pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip rear of dj, ISBN 0399208356 In this book Bethany Tudor describes in affectionate detail the special world that her mother has created and made famous., (Order No: 17173 ), $150.00

390. Turner, J. Horsfall, HAWORTH: PAST AND PRESENT - A HISTORY OF HAWORTH, STANBURY AND OXENHOPE, Olicana Books Limited, Yorks, England, 1972, B&W illustrations, 184pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, (Order No: 59433 ), $7.00

391. Turner, W. J. (editor), PANORAMA OF RURAL ENGLAND, Chanticleer Press, New York, c1948, 132 B&W ill, 48 color plates, 319pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Collection of six of the Britain in Pictures series, including: English Villages, English Country Houses, English Cities and Small Towns, British Ports and Harbours, English Gardens, and English Inns., (Order No: 2444 ), $6.00

392. Turnor, Reginald, THE SMALLER ENGLISH HOUSE 1500-1939, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1952), color frontis, B&W ill., 216pp, very good, light blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: Craft Building; Early Renaissance; Anglo-Classic; The Romantic Movement; The Victorian Age; the Domestic Revival; and, The Modern Movement., (Order No: 56682 ), $15.00

393. Vague, Tom, ANARCHY IN THE UK: THE ANGRY BRIGADE - ENGLISH PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY SERIES, Vague 27 - AK Press, London, 1997, B&W illustrations, 162pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1873176988, (Order No: 58631 ), $20.00

394. Vesey, Barbara, THE HIDDEN PLACES OF YORKSHIRE INCLUDING THE YORKSHIRE DALES, MOORS AND COAST, Travel Publishing, Ltd., Aldermaston, Berkshire, UK, (2004) 7th ed, color illustrations, 332pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1904434207, (Order No: 57525 ), $7.50

395. von Stutterheim, Kurt (translated by W. H. Johnston), THE PRESS IN ENGLAND, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1934, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In a remarkably succinct compass Herr von Stutterheim's book gives a full account of the history and the present-day position of the English Press., (Order No: 38783 ), $20.00

396. Wacher, John, THE COMING OF ROME - BRITAIN BEFORE THE CONQUEST, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London/Henley, (1979), 100 B&W ill.,11 maps, figures, 193pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710003129 Part of Britain Before the Conquest Series. A look at the basic features of Roman Britain, the cities and towns, the monuments of an urban culture, and to consider the evidence, mainly from inscriptions, of the people who worked in, or lived in, or visited Britain during the first two centuries of Roman rule., (Order No: 15578 ), $4.00

397. Waites, Bernard, A CLASS SOCIETY AT WAR - ENGLAND 1914-1918, Berg Publishers Limited, Leamington Spa, UK, (1987), 303pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0907582656 Research into the impact of the First World War on European societies has recently begun on a major scale and Dr. Waites has been one of the pioneers in this field in Britain. His book considers the War's effects on such major issues as popular images of class, the distribution of income and wealth in society, social relations within the working class, class consciousness and the educatinal experiences of children from different backgrounds., (Order No: 51868 ), $100.00

398. Walton, John K., THE SECOND REFORM ACT -- LANCASTER PAMPHLETS, Routledge, London, (1993), 52pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0415104327 The Reform Act of 1867 was highly controversial at the time and has remained so., (Order No: 58634 ), $12.50

399. Warner, Marina, THE CRACK IN THE TEACUP: BRITAIN IN THE 20TH CENTURY, Houghton Mifflin, New York, (1979), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816432325, (Order No: 61801 ), $5.00

400. Waterson, Merlin (foreword by The Marquess of Anglesey), THE SERVANTS' HALL - THE DOMESTIC HISTORY OF A COUNTRY HOUSE, Pantheon Books, New York, (1980) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039450903X Amoung the many historic houses cared for the the National Trust, Erddig is exceptional because of the records of its servants., (Order No: 54753 ), $12.50

401. Watson, Francis, THE YEAR OF THE WOMBAT, ENGLAND: 1857, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1974) 1st US, 34 B&W ill., 185pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060145242 Here is an irresistibly entertaining and irreverent view of England in 1857 and the fantastic personages-artistic and political-whose erratic behavior made it memorable., (Order No: 14037 ), $5.00

402. Webb, Sidney and Webb, Beatrice, ENGLISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT - ENGLISH POOR LAW HISTORY: PART II: THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS: VOLUME I [THIS VOLUME ONLY], Private Subscription Edition, London, 1929, p1-p468, very good, faded blue cloth spine (hardcover), Limited signed edition of 450 copies. Offered is PART II, VOLUME I -- ONLY!!, (Order No: 58080 ), $75.00

403. Wenham, Peter, THE GREAT AND CLOSE SIEGE OF YORK, 1644, The Roundwood Press, Kineton, Warwick, UK, 1970, B&W illustrations, 250pp, fine w/very+ good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0900093102, (Order No: 61136 ), $25.00

404. Wheeler, R. E. M., PREHISTORIC & ROMAN WALES, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., Oxford, 1925, B&W illustrations, 299pp, figures, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) faded spine as usual, This volume is based upon a series of introductory public lectures given at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, Cardiff, in 1922. Contents include: Cave-Man; The New Stone Age; Megaliths; The Beaker-Folk; The Bronze Age; The Early Iron Age; The Roman Occupation; Summary; Index., (Order No: 53431 ), $25.00

405. Whitbread, S. (introduction by), SOUTHILL - A REGENCY HOUSE, Faber & Faber, London, (1951), 90 B&W plates follow text, 69pp of text, good+, light brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Contents include: The House; The Furniture and Decoration; The Pictures; The Sculpture; and, The Library., (Order No: 43447 ), $60.00

406. White, Beatrice, CAST OF RAVENS: THE STRANGE CASE OF SIR THOMAS OVERBURY, John Murray, London, (1965), 9 B&W ill., 260pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An account of the mystery which surrounds the death of Sir Thomas Overbury in the Tower of London., (Order No: 17003 ), $7.50

407. White, John Talbot, COUNTRY LONDON, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1984), ill. by Oliver Caldecott, 169pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710098731 With this book you can discover a different face of London, a London that has its own countryside, far removed from the hard pavements and busy traffic., (Order No: 55675 ), $7.00

408. White, L. F. W. (with a geological introduction by Geoffrey Civil), THE STORY OF GOSPORT, Yelf Brothers Limited, Newport, Isle of Wigt, n.d. c1964, B&W illustrations, 195pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Authoritative and comprehensive detailed history of Gosport and District from prehistoric times to the present day., (Order No: 59663 ), $12.50

409. White, R. J., THE AGE OF GEORGE III, Walker and Company, New York, (1968), 21 B&W ill., 251pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A vivid panorama of the period., (Order No: 22136 ), $5.00

410. White, Richard Grant, ENGLAND WITHOUT AND WITHIN, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, (1881) 18th ptg, 601pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB usual markings, (Order No: 52648 ), $7.50

411. White, William, HISTORY, GAZETTEER, AND DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE - - WHITE'S 1850 DEVON, David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, (1968), 804pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715342762 "...AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF THE CITY OF EXETER; COMPRISING A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, AND THE DIOCESE OF EXETER; WITH SEPARATE HISTORICAL, STATISTICAL, & TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE BOROUGHTS, TOWNS, PORTS, BATHING PLACES..." William White's Directory of 1850 has long been recognized and used as one of the major source books for the local historian in Devon., (Order No: 50013 ), $125.00

412. Wigham, Leslie, SMITHS OF WHITEHAVEN: A CENTURY OF PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT IN FLEXIBLE PACKAGING, 1880-1980, Smith Brothers (Whitehaven), Ivy Hill, 1980, B&W and color illustrations, 154pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), As a result of having based its earlier policies on 'Quality and Service' in its dealings with supplier and customer alike, Smith Brothers (Whitehaven) Ltd., has become one of the most highly respected, successful companies within the world-wide flexible packaging industry. Achievement of such distinction has been built from the energy and enthusiasm displayed by a strong team of management, supported by a loyal and conscientious work force. Here is their story., (Order No: 16187 ), $30.00

413. Wightman, Ralph, MOSS GREEN DAYS, Westhouse, London, 1947, ill. by Clifford Webb, 328pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A book about the English countryside by Ralph Wightman with woodcuts by the famous engraver Clifford Webb., (Order No: 24672 ), $25.00

414. Wikoff, Jerold, THE UPPER VALLEY: AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER BEFORE THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Chelsea Green Publishing Co., Chelsea, VT, (1985) 1st ptg, wonderful B&W photographs, 188pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear on dj, ISBN 0930031016 Of the few books published on the Connecticut River, I find this the most informative historical look at the Upper Connecticut River, the border between Vermont and New Hampshire. Well researched, well written, and easily read, this book is divided into four main sections: THE EARLY YEARS: BEFORE EUROPEAN DISCOVERY TO THE 1790s; GROWTH AND TURMOIL: The 1790s to the 1830s; AGRARIAN AND INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION: The 1830s to the 1880s; and, TOWARD A NEW ERA: The 1880s to the early twentieth century., (Order No: 8179 ), $20.00

415. Wilks, Washington, THE HALF CENTURY: ITS HISTORY, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL 1800-1850: SECOND EDITION REVISED AND ENLARGED, W. AND F. G. CASH, London, 1853, 384pp, ads, good+, original green cloth (hardcover), With a chronological table of contents, and a tabular arrangement of the principal officers of state from 1800 to 1850., (Order No: 39954 ), $60.00

416. Williams-Ellis, Amabel and Fisher, F. J., THE STORY OF ENGLISH LIFE, Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, (1936), ill. by Wilma Hickson, 401pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 23022 ), $14.50

417. Williamson, James A., THE OCEAN IN ENGLISH HISTORY -- BEING THE FORD LECTURES, Greenwood Press, Publishers, Westport, CT, (1979), 208pp, fine, light green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, owner's name, ISBN 0313211574 Originally published in 1941., (Order No: 9830 ), $10.00

418. Williamson, Tom and Bellamy, Loz, PROPERTY AND LANDSCAPE: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF LAND OWNERSHIP AND THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, George Philip, London, (1987), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0540011258, (Order No: 61220 ), $15.00

419. Willis, Michael, GLADSTONE AND DISRAELI: PRINCIPLES AND POLICIES, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1989), 107pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0521368057 "Cambridge Topics in History - Documents and Commentary", (Order No: 58636 ), $20.00

420. Willson, David Harris, A HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1967), B&W illustrations, 879pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0030561108, (Order No: 42295 ), $7.50

421. Wilson, Harold Fisher, THE HILL COUNTRY OF NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND: ITS SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY, 1790-1930, AMS Press, Inc., New York, 1967, B&W illustrations, 455pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover), First published in 1936. An admirable study in social and economic history, and a unique and valuable contribution to the history of American agriculture as well., (Order No: 52142 ), $60.00

422. Winser, Andrew, ROCKBOURNE CLERGY AND CHURCHWARDENS IN THE 17TH CENTURY - ROCKBOURNE IN THE 17TH CENTURY SERIES, Printed at West Hayes, Rockbourne, UK, 1979, 40pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 54958 ), $15.00

423. Winser, Andrew, ROCKBOURNE WILLS OF THE 17TH CENTURY - ROCKBOURNE IN THE 17TH CENTURY SERIES, n.p., n.p., [1978], 52pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 54959 ), $15.00

424. Wood, Frederic J. (abridged with an introduction by Ronald Dale Karr), THE TURNPIKES OF NEW ENGLAND AND EVOLUTION OF THE SAME THROUGH ENGLAND, VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND - NEW EDITION OF THE 1919 CLASSIC, Branch Line Press, Pepperell, MA, (1997), B&W illustrations, 428pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0942147057 First published in 1919. "Turnpikes, as distinguished from the ordinary roads of the same time, were those on which gates barred the progress of the traveler, at which payments were demanded for the privilege of using the road. Such payment was called 'toll' and the gates were know as 'toll-gates.'" This abridgement has deleted footnotes and bibliographical references, and selectively cut in some chapters. A classic work!, (Order No: 45278 ), $12.50

425. Wood, Margaret (preface by Sir Mortimer Wheeler), THE ENGLISH MEDIAEVAL HOUSE, Ferndale Editions, London, (1981), B&W figures & illustrations, 448pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0905746236 From the grandest hall to the lowest shelter, the author here records the results of her own and other workers' meticulous research, and presents a fascinating study of the evolution of the English house. The period covered is from the Norman Conquest to 1540., (Order No: 19651 ), $12.50

426. Woodworth, Arthur V., CHRISTIAN SOCIALISM IN ENGLAND, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd, New York, 1903, 208pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) small tear at top of spine, The purpose of this book is to trace the historical development of Christian Socialism from its origin under Maurice and Kingsley to its present form in the Christian Social Union, and to show the connection between the two., (Order No: 45526 ), $25.00

427. Woolley, A. R. (with a foreword by Sir Maurice Bowra), OXFORD UNIVERSITY AND CITY, Oxford University Press, New York, 1951, B&W ill., 208pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 34244 ), $15.00

428. Worswick, Clark (text by); Newman, Edwin (introduction by), AN EDWARDIAN OBSERVER: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF LESLIE HAMILTON WILSON, A Pennwick/Crown Book, New York, (1978), B&W illustrations, 151pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517533766 Leslie Hamilton Wilson, a successful Scottish businessman with a passion for photography, moved naturally through upper-class Edwardian society (of which he was a part) and documented its preoccupations and pastimes with an unerringly artistic eye., (Order No: 54306 ), $7.50

429. Younghusband, George, A SHORT HISTORY OF THE TOWER ON LONDON, Herbert Jenkins, Limited, London, [1922] 3rd ptg, ill. by Donald Maxwell, 188pp, ads, good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 48323 ), $4.50

430. Ziegler, Philip, OMDURMAN - THE CRUCIAL AND BIZARRE BATTLE THAT WAS ENGLAND'S REVENGE FOR THE MUDER OF GORDON AT KHARTOUM, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974 1st Amer, B&W ill., maps, 241pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394489365 Originally published in 1973. The marvelously told tale of one of the most bizarre and extraordinary battles in modern history that was England's revenge for the murder of Gordon at Khartoum: The year - 1898; The place - The Sudan, (Order No: 15551 ), $5.00

Ray Boas, Bookseller