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The Battle of Hastings

By: Bradbury, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Port Stroud UK, The History Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12642


Book is unread in almost perfect condition. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 216 pages; Study of the Battle of Hastings, first published in 1998. This is the first History Press Edition. View more info

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A Mirror of Nazism: British Opinion and the Emergence of Hitler, 1929-1933

By: Granzow, Dr. Brigitte

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollanz Ltd: 1963

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15201


Book has only light edge, corner and surface wear along with expected aging, two small stains on the front and a couple of stray pencil markings on endpapers. Jacket has some edge and corner wear and tears at spine ends; still quite presentable. The book has an Introduction by Dr. Bernard Crick. The subject of dicussion concerns how both the British and Germans failed to see Hitler for what he was before he consolidated his power. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688, in Two Vols. by David Hume, Esq. and a Further Continuation to the Reign of George IV in One Volume by Hewson Clarke

By: Hume, David

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Kelly: 1823

Seller ID: 15460


This is Vol. I only of a three volume set. The book is quarterbound in brown leather with grayish-green patterned paper, along with gilt titles and non-raised gilt bands on the spine. There is some edge and corner wear, but rather light overall. There is a half-dollar-sized bit of paper loss on the front and a scuff about halfway down near the spine. The front and rear endpapers are made of a lighter, almost tissue paper stock and they have had some bunching through the ... View more info

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Old and New London : A Narrative of Its History , Its People and Its Places Vol. II

By: Thornbury, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin: ca. 1880

Seller ID: 15459


Quarterbound black leather or leatherette with black pebbled cloth along with gilt titles and decorations on spine. Some edge, corner and surface wear with some rubbing through cloth or leather. General and expected aging. Book is square and binding secure with no tears or parting. Overall a solid and very good copy. The book is not dated but probably comes from the early 1880's. This is Volume II only of Thornbury's interesting history of England's capital. Many nice il... View more info