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Image for Picture Post: Special Coronation, Souvenir Number. Vol. 59 No. 10, 6th June Picture Post Special Coronation Souvenir Number June 1,1953 -- along with The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Picture Post: Special Coronation, Souvenir Number. Vol. 59 No. 10, 6th June Picture Post Special Coronation Souvenir Number June 1,1953 -- along with The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

By: (Sacheverell Sitwell, et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Picture Post: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16680

Condition: Good+


The Picture Post issue is the more uncommon version published four days after the Coronation of Elizabeth. Vol. 59 No. 11 seems to be more plentiful. This was a special souvenir issue with many pictureas and much information on the Coronation. One article is by Sacheverell Sitwell. This copy is in G+ condition with wear and some minor tattering to edges and corners and some wear to surfaces. One early page of advertising is loose. Still a nice souvenir from 1953. This also comes with another souvenir magazine entitled, "The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II." I can find almost no pu... View more info

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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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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

Image for 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

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 years that has caused creases. The rear hinge has been re-glued at some point and there may be a the loss of an endpaper, tho... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Coronation Number, Queen Elizabeth II.

By: Ingram, Sir Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16675

Condition: Very Good


This folio-sized, commemorative volume, published by The Illustrated London Times forthe Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II has some reasonably minor edge, corner and surface wear. It has expected aging along with light toning and a few slight tears on endpapers. Overall, the book is square and securely bound. The interior plates are still quite beautiful, a very attractive remembrance of Elizabeth's Coronation. (We have other Coronation memorabilia. Please use the Search term,Coronation.) ; 16 Colored Plates plus B&W Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 68 pages View more info

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The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: Approved Souvenir Programme

By: King George's Jubilee Trust

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Odham's Press for King George's Jubilee Trust: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16681

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial wraps with black titles. This was an Official Souvenir Program for the Coronation of Elizabeth II. It is nicely illustrated with B&W photographs and a map of the route of the Coronation. This copy has light, general wear with some soiling on the abck wrap. VG. (We have other Coronation-related material. Please inquire.); B&W Illustrations and Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 40 pages View more info

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The History of Progress in Great Britain

By: Philp, Robert Kemp

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Wright: 1860

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16063

Condition: Good+


Quarterbound leather with dark patterned paper on boards. Some loss at top of spine, affecting first letter of gilt title on spine and resulting in very slight pull from hinge.. See scan. Large triangular paper loss on rear board; leather gone at top right corner on font. Some edge and corner wear along with expected aging. Book is still square and binding secure. This volume was a follow-up to a book published in 1859. However, each volume seems to stand alone. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 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

Condition: Very Good


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 illustrations. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 576 pages View more info