Results in Cultural 18th Century History & Military Books, Non-Fiction
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London Trilogy Books Catherine Arnold 3 Book Set Bedlam City of Sin Vices NewIf Paris is the city of love, then London is the city of lust. For over a thousand years, England's capital has been associated with desire, avarice and the sins of the flesh. Richard of Devises, a monk writing in 1180, warned that 'every quarter [of the city] abounds in great obscenities'.eBay Premium Service£12.50FAST & FREEOnly 1 left!Only 1 left!
Newgate: London's Prototype of Hell, by Stephen Halliday (Hardback, 2006)Newgate was one of the historic seven gates of the London Wall around the City of London and one of the six which date back to Roman times. From the 12th century, at least, the gate was used as a prison for debtors and felons.£10.51FAST & FREE
BOOK - THE DISCOVERY OF TAHITI GEORGE ROBERTSON J.M. DENT FOLIO 1973 POLYNESIABook - "AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY OF TAHITI" From the Journal of George Robertson, Master of HMS Dolphin. Published in 1973 by the Folio Press J.M. Dent. Hardback with dustjacket and in excellent condition.£6.50£3.90 postage
Stories Of The Highland Clearances : by Alexander Mackenzie : PaperbackSTORIES OF THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCE. Stories Of The. Of The Scots. Alexander Mackenzie. The Brutal Betrayal. Used : Paperback.£1.75£2.95 postage
Georgian Family Recipe BookBAPH Monograph 3. 24 pages card cover. The Sweetapple Family Cookery Book of 1796 is a departure from the usual publications produced by BAPH: bibliophily, cookery, and a hint of Quakerism, are just three aspects of historical interest covered in this short monograph about a unique manuscript.£3.00£0.75 postageOnly 1 left!Only 1 left!
Sussex Windmill HistoryA5 booklet. 40 pages card cover. Unlike the more guarded prose of modern journalists, writers from the Georgian and Victorian period pulled no punches and were very graphic in their accounts. All quotations are fully referenced and the text is illustrated.£3.00£0.75 postage
THE STORY OF IRELAND - IN SEARCH OF A NEW NATIONAL MEMORY - NEIL HEGARTY-(BBC TVHardback edition complete with dustjacket and originally costing £20.00. Contains photographs. This book sets out to reject the introspection that has often characterised Irish history. A superb volume.£0.99£3.25 postage
BOOK - TO BOTANY BAY BY R.A.SWAN ROEBUCK SERIES 1973 AUSTRALIAN HISTORY H/BBook - "TO BOTANY BAY - If Policy Warrants the Measure". Written and compiled by R.A. Swan. Comes hardback with dustjacket, and 192 pages. Some illustrations and maps. In excellent condition. Published in 1973 by the Roebuck Society this being publication No.8 in the Roebuck Series.£6.50£3.90 postage
The Royal Malady Charles C. Trench Hardback 1964 Royal History King George IIIThis copy has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition, but the dust jacket is in poor repair. No identifying marks on the inside cover. Very little wear and tear. THE ROYAL MALADY.£9.99FAST & FREE
BOOK - AUSTRALIA BOUND! THE STORY OF WEST COUNTRY CONNECTIONS 1688 - 1888 BROWNBook - "AUSTRALIA BOUND! - The Story of West Country Connections 1688 - 1888". Written and compiled by Martyn Brown. Published in 199 by Ex Libris. Comes paperback with 224 pages, some photos and illustrations.£4.99£3.90 postage
Papermaker of East Morton, YorkshireBAPH Monograph 7. 36 pages card cover. John Smith, soundly trained in Scotland, spent all his working life in Yorkshire. Morton Mills - 1830s. Notes and References. The Legacy. The Last Years. The Family in the 1860s.£3.00£0.75 postageOnly 1 left!Only 1 left!
Francia A Tale of The Revolution of Paraguay, From Authentic Sources (1851)A Kessinger Publishing reprint of 1851£11.00£2.80 postage
Culture and Society in France 1789-1848 - F.W.J. Hemmings PBPhototype set in Linotron 202 Ehrhardt by Wyvern Typesetting, Bristol. Printed in Great Britain by Redwood Barn Limited, Trowbridge. 31 illustrations. Well-preserved paperback first edition of this scholarly work. '.£1.490 bids£2.85 postageEnding Sunday at 10:48PM GMT
David Spadafora. The Idea of Progress in Eighteenth Century BritainDrawing on hundreds of eighteenth-century books and pamphlets, David Spadafora here provides the most extensive discussion ever written of this prevailing sense of historical optimism. The Idea of Progress in Eighteenth-Century Britain.£50.00Free P&P
THE HORSESHOES OF OAKHAM CASTLE, Leicestershire: Rutland County Council 1999This informative 40-page booklet is in excellent condition throughout.£4.50FAST & FREE
ANTONIA FRASER-LOVE AND LOUIS XIV-SIGNED 1ST EDITION-2006-HARDBACK-HISTORYANTONIA FRASER.LOVE AND LOUIS XIV. 1ST EDITION.2006. SIGNED ON THE TITLE PAGE. HARDBACK.WITH DUST JACKET NOT PRICE CLIPPED. If other arrangements are not made, an Unpaid Item Dispute will be filed and the item will be relisted.£9.99£3.50 postage
FOLIO SOCIETY BOOK EXPEDITION TO SURINAM BY CAPTAIN JOHN STEDMAN 1963VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR AGE LOOKS LIKE IT HAS NEVER BEEN READ.£5.99£4.00 postage
Stevenson & the Jacobite Tradition by J.A. Lovat-Fraser. Robert Louis StevensonA Paper read before the Robert Louis Stevenson Club of London. Reprinted from the.£14.99£1.26 postage
Coaching City by Howard Clayton - signed by the author - hardback.The author has tried to recreate something of the feeling of 'The Golden age of Coaching' in the life of the town of Lichfield. Published for the author by E.J. Morten. Original maroon cloth, gilt lettering, Dust jacket lightly soiled and worn, inscription on inside also signed by author on title page.£0.990 bids£3.20 postageEnding 13 Dec at 5:44PM GMT
Vindication: A Life Of Mary Wollstonecraft (Lyndall Gordon)In this stunning biography of the eighteenth-century writer Mary Wollstonecraft, Lyndall Gordon explores the life of a woman often criticised by biographers, historians and feminists alike. Through this brilliant study, Gordon, the author of biographies of Virginia Woolf and Charlotte Brontë among others, successfully reinterprets Mary Wollstonecraft for the twenty-first century.
NEW CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY ~VOL. VII ~THE OLD REGIME 1713-63 ~LINDSAY ~1957NEW CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY ~VOL. VII ~THE OLD REGIME 1713-63 ~LINDSAY ~1957. "THE NEW CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY". THE OLD REGIME. CAMBRIDGE AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS. VOLUME VII. EDITED BY J. O. LINDSAY.£7.99FAST & FREE
King of the Delawares: Teedyuscung 1700-1763 by Anthony F. C. Wallace US PBThe poignant story of one of the Delaware Indians’ greatest leaders is a classic of Native American studies. Using a psychological/anthropological approach that he largely invented, Wallace clearly demonstrates—better than anyone before or since—the tragedy of the Delawares’ existence, caught between the English, the French, and the Iroquois.£7.50£3.25 postage
BOOK - DEVON AT WORK PAST & PRESENT DAVID & CHARLES PICTURE HISTORY 1974 HB DJBook - "DEVON AT WORK Past & Present". Published by David & Charles in 1974 (1st edition). Comes hardback with 114 pages and dustjacket. Dustjacket has been protected by a plastic coating and is in complete very good condition.£6.50£3.20 postage
A JOURNAL OF THE TERROR, by THE FOLIO SOCIETY, 2002 EDITED BY SIDNEY SCOTTAN UNREAD BOOK, NO CREASES, FOLDS OR MARKS, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. A JOURNAL OF THE TERROR, EDITED BY SIDNEY SCOTT AND PUBLISHED BY THE FOLIO SOCIETY, 2002, 163 PAGES WITH COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS AND SLIPCASE. AN ACCOUNT OF THE OCCURRENCES IN THE TEMPLE DURING THE CONFINEMENT OF LOUIS XVI, BY M.CLERY THE KING'S VALET de CHAMBRE, TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE LAST HOURS OF THE KING, BY THE ABBE de FIRMONT.£6.80£3.50 postage
The Religious Origins of The French Revolution Dale K Van Kley 1996 Signed BookSecond Class large lettersFREE UK.£34.95£2.50 postage