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Image for Women in the Factory : An Administrative Adventure, 1893 to 1921

Women in the Factory : An Administrative Adventure, 1893 to 1921

By: Anderson, Adelaide Mary

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1922: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54633

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 316, 6 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Covers slightly marked & edgeworn. Ex-institutional library with some markings. Internally clean. View more info

Image for Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, As well Foreign as Domestick, In the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles ... To which is added in this Third Edition, a Second Part ...

Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, As well Foreign as Domestick, In the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles ... To which is added in this Third Edition, a Second Part ...

By: Anon

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Tho. Sawbridge, Mat. Gillyflower, Ric. Bentley, Mat. Wootton and Geo. Conniers 1691: 1691

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 57898

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 380 [i.e. 384], [12] table + [xii], 110, [2] table, pp. Original dark brown mottled calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands, blind-stamped decorations & gilt lettering to spine. Corners renewed. With the bookplate to front endpaper of noted Tudor & Stuart historian Roger Lockyer. Frontis engraving. Title-page in red & black. Internally clean. A few leaves with pencil underlining & marginal notes by Lockyer. Slight loss to corner of one leaf. Binding firm. Matches ESTC R2420 collation. View more info

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Economic Shanghai : Hostage to Politics 1937-1941

By: Barnett, Robert W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Institute of Pacific Relations 1941: 1941

Book number: 59019

Condition: Good


xiii, 210 pp. Original printed paper wrappers. Spine darkened & covers slightly worn. Pencil notations to endpaper. Internally clean. With three maps, including one folding. Illustrations. View more info

Image for Workers on the Nile : Nationalism, Communism, Islam and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882-1954

Workers on the Nile : Nationalism, Communism, Islam and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882-1954

By: Beinin, Joel; Lockman, Zachary

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris & Company 1988: 1988

Book number: 37816

ISBN: 1850430764

Condition: Very Good


xix, (2), 488 pp. Red cloth in dw. Clean and unmarked copy, slightly faded on the spine. 1850430764 View more info

Image for The Memorial of M. Bestuchef His Czarish Majesty's Resident in London : Presented Oct. 17, 1720 to the Court of Great Britain, Being a Reply to the Two Answers given by the British and Brunswick Minsters to a former Memorial, presented by the Resident Wesselofski

The Memorial of M. Bestuchef His Czarish Majesty's Resident in London : Presented Oct. 17, 1720 to the Court of Great Britain, Being a Reply to the Two Answers given by the British and Brunswick Minsters to a former Memorial, presented by the Resident Wesselofski

By: Bestuchef [Bestuzhev], M.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: N.p., N.p. 1721: 1721

Book number: 60899

Condition: Good


60 pp. Bound leaves. Lacks wrappers but binding firm. Bestuzhev was appointed the Russian resident in Britain in 1716. This pamphlet is part of a quarrel between Russia and England over unfair treatment of the Czar and the renewal of trade negotiations between the two countries, and appears to have been privately printed ESTC N12949 View more info

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Unemployment : A Problem of Industry (1909 and 1930)

By: Beveridge, W. H.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co. 1930: 1930

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 60327

Condition: Fine


xxvii, 514 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cloth fresh. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Very nice copy of the New Edition, usually found ex-library. View more info

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Nature Notes, Nature Notes the New Collection, Nature Notes III, Nature Notes IV

By: Brookes, Peter

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Co 1997: 1997

Book number: 40052

ISBN: 0316641537

Condition: Very Good


4 vols various paginations. Vols 1 and 2 feature bookplates signed by Brookes, Vols 2, 3 and 4 are all first editions. Minor rubbing and tanning to jackets, with a small tear to the rear of volume 4. 0316641537 View more info

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The Limits Of Protest

By: Buckman, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz 1970: 1970

Book number: 46414

Condition: Very Good


288 pp. Hardback in dw. Presentation copy from author with inscription to ffep and signature to title page. Dw slightly marked. Clean copy. Dustjacket design by Richard Crumb. View more info

Image for The ABC of Communism : A Popular Explanation of the Program of the Communist Party of Russia

The ABC of Communism : A Popular Explanation of the Program of the Communist Party of Russia

By: Buharin, N. and E. Preobrazhensky

Price: £50.00

Publisher: N.p., The Communist Party of Great Britain 1922: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60176

Condition: Very Good


422 pp. Original cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spotting to endpapers with ink owner's name to front endpaper. Leaves age-darkened. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. World's Classics. In six volumes

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. World's Classics. In six volumes

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press 1906 / 1907: 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 60158

Condition: Very Good


First World's Classics edition. In 6 volumes complete. Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt-decorated spines. Top edge gilt. Cloth clean. Interrnally clean. A VG set. View more info

Image for Irish Parliamentary Politics in the Eighteenth Century, Volume II 1730-1760

Irish Parliamentary Politics in the Eighteenth Century, Volume II 1730-1760

By: Burns, Robert E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Washington D.C, The Catholic University of America Press 1991: 1991

Book number: 46465

ISBN: 081320710x

Condition: Very Good


xii, 356 pp., Jacket and edges slightly discoloured. Gift dedication on ffep. 081320710x View more info

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The Morality of Marriage : And Other Essays on the Status and Destiny of Woman

By: Caird, Mona

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Redway 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52607

Condition: Very Good


First edition. xvi, 239 pp. Red half morocco over red cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Publisher's original acknowledgement slip tipped-in. Foxing to prelims and fore-edge. Bookplate to front pastedown and ink name to first blank. Mona Caird was a novelist and early feminist whose essays sparked a late-Victorian controversy regarding women's rights. VG View more info

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Modernism and the Celtic Revival

By: Castle, Gregory

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2001: 2001

Book number: 30078

ISBN: 052179319x

Condition: New


viii., 312 pp. 052179319x View more info

Image for The Neville Chamberlain Diary Letters. Volume 1: The Making of a Politician, 1915-1920. Volume 2: The Reform Years, 1921-1927. In two volumes

The Neville Chamberlain Diary Letters. Volume 1: The Making of a Politician, 1915-1920. Volume 2: The Reform Years, 1921-1927. In two volumes

By: Chamberlain, Neville and edited by Robert Self

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate 2000: 2000

Book number: 60292

ISBN: 1840146915

Condition: Near Fine


In 2 volumes. ix, 423; x, 461 pp. Hardbacks with gilt lettering to boards. No jackets, as issued. Ink owner's name to front endpapers. Boards clean. Internally clean. 1840146915 View more info

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The Truth About Agricultural Depression : An Economic Study of the Evidence of the Royal Commission

By: Channing, Francis Allston

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1897: 1897

Book number: 54572

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on the first blank. Channing became 1st Baron Channing of Wellingborough. xvi, 388 pp. Dark blue half morocco over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and maroon leather title label. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. View more info

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My Visit to Russia

By: Churchill, Clementine

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. N.d. [1945]: 1945

Book number: 52388

Condition: Near Fine


59 pp. Original printed paper wraps. Sole edition. Frontis photo of Mrs. Churchill on a visit to the Leningrad Orthopaedic Clinic for Children. Scarce. View more info

Image for My Early Life : A Roving Commission

My Early Life : A Roving Commission

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1942: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57393

Condition: Very Good


392 pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original printed dust wrapper. Cloth very fresh & clean. Dj chipped at spine ends. Gift bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Illustrations. View more info

Image for Why I am a Free Trader. g Coming Men on Coming Questions. No. I. Edited by W. T. Stead

Why I am a Free Trader. g Coming Men on Coming Questions. No. I. Edited by W. T. Stead

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: London, W. T. Stead 1905: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55704

Condition: Good


22, (2) pp. First edition, first appearance. Original paper wrappers. Photographic portrait of Churchill to front cover. Lacks rear cover. Front cover edgeworn & spotted. Internally clean. One-page prefatory notice by the editor W. T. Stead followed by three-page biographical sketch 'Winston Churchill: Past, Present, and Future.' Essay comprises 17 pages. Two pages of adverts at rear. Churchill's first writing on Free Trade after leaving the Conservatives in 1904 to join the Liberals. Subsequently republished in the collected volume 'Coming Men on Coming Questions,' later in the same year. Ve... View more info

Image for First Report from the Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries and Into the Most Effectual Means for Their Improvement and Extension  (11th May 1785); together with the Second Report (27th June 1785) ; together with

First Report from the Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries and Into the Most Effectual Means for Their Improvement and Extension (11th May 1785); together with the Second Report (27th June 1785) ; together with

By: Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: [ London ], [ HMSO ] 1785: 1785

Book number: 36223

Condition: Very Good


3 reports. pp, 17 ; 7 ; 1-119, appendix [2] 121-123 folding tables verso blank, 124-412 (p. 128, 242, 274, 329, 332, 406 - 412 are numbered fold out tables on leaves with blank verso), Complete. Bound in a respined contemporary brown calf. Marbled endpapers. Stout, imperious looking volume containing 3 reports on British Fisheries. Contents are wonderfully clean, the many folding charts are intact and seemingly unaffected by their age. View more info

Image for Michael Collins : In His Own Words

Michael Collins : In His Own Words

By: Costello, Frank (editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Gill & MacMillan, Limited 1997: 1997

Book number: 43866

ISBN: 0717124363

Condition: Near Fine


xviii., 133 pp. looks unread 0717124363 View more info