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1 (Churchill, Winston). Whyte, Robert B. WINSTON CHURCHILL'S TEXT
no place: no publisher, no date. First edition. Near fine in stapled self-wrappers. 
This is the printed version of a sermon preached Universal Bible Sunday, December 8, 1940 at Old Stone Church, Cleveland, Ohio. The text of the sermon refers to a speech Churchill delivered in 1911 about the coming threat from Germany. 12 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Cromwell, Oliver). Abbott, Wilbur Cortez A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF OLIVER CROMWELL: A List of Printed Materials Relating to Oliver Cromwell, Together with a List of Portraits and Caricatures
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1929. First edition. Brown cloth with publisher's device and spine titles gilt. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the endsheets and text block, some soiling and light wear to the covers, else a very good copy; no dust jacket. 540 pages; index to portrait list, and a text index. 
Tissue-guarded black-and-white frontispiece and plate of Cromwell. A bibliography of works relating to the British leader Cromwell written between 1597 and 1928, and a catalogue of portraits and caricatures arranged by artist. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 (George III). Butterfield, Herbert GEORGE III AND THE HISTORIANS
(London): Cassell, (1988). 0304316091 / 9780304316090 First edition thus. Trade Paperback. A volume in the Cassell History series. Trade Paperback. Fine, unread copy in illustrated glossy wraps. Cover illustration a color portrait of George III by Allan Ramsay. 304 pages and an index. 
A revised version of the biography, originally published in 1957, which addresses the historical view of the monarch George III, and also discusses the scholarly controversy that centers on the King and his reputation as an unconstitutional tyrant. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 (Rhodes, Cecil). Lockhart, J.G. and Woodhouse, C.M. CECIL RHODES: The Colossus of Southern Africa
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1963). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with illustrated endpapers, including a map of southern Africa, twelve photographs, and three drawings; in an illustrated dust jacket with rubbing to panels and small nicks and creases to edges. Rear panel illustration by Linley Sambourne. 
A biography of the Prime Minister of the Cape Colony, and the man who created the educational foundation which still bears his name. It is also a portrait of a man who exemplified the British empire. 525 pages, note on sources, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 (Thompson, E.P.). Rule, John & Malcolmson, Robert, editors PROTEST AND SURVIVAL: Essays for E.P. Thompson
(London): (The Merlin Press), (1993). 156584114X / 9781565841147 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 423 pages, select bibliography, and a list of contributors. 
A collection of essays by important English and American historians which examines the work of Thompson and serves as an evaluation of his influence and a tribute to his remarkable career. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Ackroyd, Peter THE TRIAL OF ELIZABETH CREE: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders
New York: Doubleday, (1995). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A mystery novel of impeccable historical accuracy set in the autumn of 1880, in which Karl Marx, a music hall star, and a struggling author all set out to get to the bottom of a murder the press attributes to a mythical creature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: William Morrow and Co., (1951). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with a half inch wrinkled snag in the spine, (not obvious at a first glance). 
Bright red cloth binding with gold spine lettering. Map endpapers. Illustrated with 24 half-tone plates and 12 line cuts. 328 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Armstrong, Alan FARMWORKERS IN ENGLAND AND WALES: A Social and Economic History 1770-1980
Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, (1988). 0813800021 / 9780813800028 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 302 pages, twenty-two tables, a map, nineteen b&w illustrations, notes, further reading, and an index. 
An examination of British farming from the time of the American Revolution to the 1980s; traces the evolution of an industry that has involved more than five million people in the last two hundred years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Atheneum, 1969. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny spot of black on the rear cover, else a fine copy in green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and red endpapers and top edge color; in a dust jacket with mild wear and light age-toning. 
The early 20th Century is studied through four diverse individuals, including Lord Fisher, William Butler Yeats, the Marquess of Lansdowne, and Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, who all helped England make the transition into a new era. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Bradley, Helen AND MISS CARTER WORE PINK: Scenes From An Edwardian Childhood
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1972). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint hint of soiling to extremities, small bump to upper edge of front cover, owner's small address label to front pastedown, else near fine; in a price-clipped dust jacket with mild dampstaining to spine head, tiny closed edge tear to rear panel. 
Born in England in 1900, Bradley was over 60 when she began to paint - to show her daughter what Edwardian life was like. Compared to Grandma Moses and admired by Lowry, her bright, teeming pictures and delightful narrative memorably reflect that period. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Campbell, Judith ROYALTY ON HORSEBACK
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., (1974). 0385088515 / 9780385088510 First U.S. edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Faint scratch to the front cover, else near fine in blue boards with gilt lettering to the spine; in a color photo-pictorial dust jacket with some creasing to the lamination (production flaw). 
141 pages, frontispiece photographs of various English royalty on horseback, fifteen b&w photographs, and eighty-two b&w photographs. A history of English royalty as horse-riders from the Normans to the Royal Family of the 1970's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Elwood, Louie Butler & Elwood, J.W., Jr. THE REBELLIOUS WELSH
Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1951. First edition. Brick-red cloth with gilt coat of arms to the front cover and gilt lettering and decorative device to the spine. Hardcover. Mild fading and shelfwear to the edges, and lightly age-toned text, else very good plus; in the original clear mylar dust jacket with light age-toning and a few tears to the extremities. 235 pages, bibliography, and an index. 
Genealogical charts, map of Wales endpapers, two b&w photographs, and two b&w illustrations. The history of the people of Wales from the Stone Age to World War II, with discussions of the religion and literature of the region. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Haycraft, Molly Costain COUNTESS CARROTS
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with just a whisper of offsetting to the endpapers, in a very mildly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket. 
Set during the 17th Century reign of England's playboy king, Charles II, COUNTESS CARROTS tells the story of redheaded Elizabeth Percy, heiress to the vast fortunes of the lords of Northumberland. Haycraft is the daughter of novelist Thomas Costain. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Horne, Thomas A. THE SOCIAL THOUGHT OF BERNARD MANDEVILLE: Virtue and Commerce in Early Eighteenth-Century England
New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. 0231042744 / 9780231042741 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a minor crease to the rear inner flap. 123 pages; bibliography; notes; and index. 
Mandeville's rejection of virtue and public-spiritedness and his substitution of self-interest and commercial wealth are a focus of this analysis and defence of the commercial society in England that followed the restoration of 1660. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Jones, Howard UNION IN PERIL: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War
Chapel Hill & London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1992). 0807820482 / 9780807820483 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with black endpapers; in an illustrated dust jacket. 300 pages, twenty-two b&w photographs and illustrations, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the relationship between England and both the Union and Confederate States during the Civil War, and why the South's plea for help was not successful in getting the British assistance they sought. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Laing, Lloyd and Jennifer THE ORIGINS OF BRITAIN
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1980). 0710004311 / 9780710004314 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A volume in the "Britain Before The Conquest" series consisting of five volumes each complete in itself; the series as a whole forms a complete history of early Britain. Illustrated with plates, maps, figures, and tables. 197 pages with an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Lees-Milne, James TUDOR RENAISSANCE
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Upper spine end very slightly bumped, else a sharp, fine copy in a colorful dust jacket with minor shelfwear to the spine extremities. 
The Tudor Renaissance as seen through the study of sculpture, painting, miniatures, and primarily, architecture. Over 120 illustrations--4 of them in color--reproduce both obscure and famous buildings of the period. 152 pages with an index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Co., 1977. 0385127804 / 9780385127806 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 192 pages, eight color plates, and seventy-nine b&w plates. 
A history of the Queens of England from the golden age of Rome to the present, with profiles of over forty rulers, who either lead the country themselves, or was the Queen to a male monarch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Lovesey, Peter BERTIE AND THE SEVEN BODIES: From the Detective Memoirs of King Edward VII
London: Century: A Mysterious Press Book, (1990). 0712634711 / 9780712634717 First edition. Hardcover. Pages lightly tanned, mild spine lean, else a near fine copy, in a faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
Clever golden age pastiche featuring a fictionalized Albert, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII), from the award-laden author of BERTIE AND THE TINMAN and WOBBLE TO DEATH. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 MacKenzie, Jeanne and Norman, editors THE MURDER OF MARIA MARTEN
New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1948. First edition thus. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to the shelf extremities, otherwise a very good plus copy in a lightly shelf worn and uniformly tanned dust jacket. 
The true and superstitious story of the 1828 murder of Maria Marten, one of the most famous in English history. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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