History

  1. Almond, Richard: Medieval Hunting Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2003 1st. edn. viii, 216 pp. 47 b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2456) £10.00

 

  1. Ball, Charles: The History of the Indian Mutiny: giving a detailed account of the Sepoy insurrection in India and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindoostan London: London Printing and Publishing Co., nd 2 volume set. Vol. I, 648 + vii pp. Engraved frontis., title page vignette, one map and 46 plates as called for. Voll. II, 664 + viii pp. Engraved frontis., title page vignette, one map and 31 plates as called for. Some foxing throughout. Half dark red Morocco binding over red boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decoration in compartments. Rather rubbed on edges and corners but, otherwise, a clean, tight set. (Stock ref 2802) £250.00

 

  1. Barber, Richard.: The Knight & Chivalry. London: Longman, 1970. 1st. edn. xvi, 383pp. Eight cold. and numerous b/w illus., maps. D/w faded on spine which has a very small, closed tear in tail and slightly rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3442) £10.00

 

  1. Bernard, G. W.: The King’s Reformation: Henry VIII and the remaking of the English church New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005 1st. edn. x (2) 736 pp. 12 b/w illus., map. D/w very slightly dust marked on back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2651) £15.00

 

  1. Binney, Marcus: The Women Who Lived For Danger: the women agents of SOE in the Second World War London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2002 1st. edn. xv, 380 pp. B/w photos. Neat ownership asignature to ffep. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2466) £12.00

 

  1. Brown, Hilton (ed.): The Sahibs: the life and ways of the British in India as recorded by themselves London: William Hodge & Co., 1948 1st. edn. xi, 266 pp. Six b/w illus., text figures. D/w rather dusty and slightly rubbed on edges with several tiny nicks otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2429) £8.50

 

  1. Commynes, Philippe de: Memoirs: the reign of Louis XI, 1461-83 Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972 1st. Penguin edn. 443 pp. Translated and introduced by Michael Jones. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2671) £6.00

 

  1. Comnena, Anna: The Alexiad of Anna Comnena Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969 1st. Penguin edn. 560 pp. Maps. Translated and introduced by E. R. A. Sewter. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges othewise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2669) £4.00

 

  1. Corrigan, Gordon: Blood, Sweat and Arrogance: and the myths of Churchill’s war London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006 1st. edn. 495 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Neat ownership signature to ffep. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2469) £10.00

 

  1. David, Saul: Zulu: the heroism and tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 London: Viking, 2004 Reprint. xiv (10) 467 pp. 49 b/w illus., maps. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2463) £7.50

 

  1. Engerman, Stanley, Drescher, Seymour & Paquette, Robert (eds.): Slavery. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 1st. edn. x, 505pp. One of the Oxford Readers series. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3451) £10.00

 

  1. Eusebius: The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine Harmondsorth: Penguin Books, 1965 1st. Penguin edn. 429 pp. Translated and with an introduction by G. A. Williamson. Pages slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2658) £10.00

 

  1. Fellowes-Gordon, Ian: Amiable Assassins: the story of the Kachin guerrillas of North Burma London: Robert Hale, 1957 1st. edn. 159 pp. 20 b/w photos. Inscribed by the author. Price-clipped d/w rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners with several tiny tears otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2717) £75.00

 

  1. Fishman, William J.: East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914 London: Duckworth, 1975 1st. edn. xii, 336 pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine and rubbed on top corners otherwise. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2810) £10.00

 

  1. Flanders, Judith.: The Victorian House. London: HarperCollins, 2003. 1st. edn. lii, 476pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. All pp sl;ightly tanned. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3443) £8.00

 

  1. Glubb, John Bagot: The Empire of the Arabs London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963 1st. edn. 384 pp. Numerous maps. The binding has a very slight lean and there is a little spotting to the fore-edge of the text block. The d/w has some very minor rubbing to the edges otherwise this is a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2510) £35.00

 

  1. Herzog, Don.: Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. 1st. edn. xvi, 559pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3448) £10.00

 

  1. Irving, David: Hitler’s War London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1977 1st. edn. xxxiv, 926 pp. Endpaper maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and with a tiny tear in bottom edge of back panel. Otherwise, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2555) £30.00

 

  1. Kamen, Henry.: The Spanish Inquisition: an historical revision. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997. 1st. edn. xii, 369pp. B/w illus., text figures. D/w very slightly rubbed on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3449) £6.00

 

  1. Lawrence, T. E.: Secret Despatches from Arabia: and other writings London: Bellew Publishing, 1991 New edn. (8) 279 pp. 15 b/w photos. Edited and introduced by Malcolm Brown. D/w with a small closed tear in crease of front fold-in otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2461) £15.00

 

  1. Litten, Julian: The English Way of Death: the common funeral since 1450 London: Robert Hale, 1991 1st. edn. xvii (1) 254 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus.Bookplate to ffep. D/w slightly sunned on spine and rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2598) £25.00

 

  1. Massie, Robert K.: Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the coming of the Great War London: Jonathan Cape, 1992 1st. edn. xxxi, 1007 pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2459) £10.00

 

  1. Ministry of Defence Naval Historical Branch: War with Japan London: HMSO, 1995 1st. edn. 6 vols. in 4 plus 119 maps and plans in four wallets. Numerous b/w photos. and text figures. D/w’s just showing some minimal shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright set. (Stock ref 2683) £150.00

 

  1. Orme, Nicholas.: Medieval Children. London: Yale University Press, 2001. 1st. edn. xii, 387pp. 125 cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3433) £12.00

 

  1. Pakenham, Thomas.: The Scramble for Africa 1876-1912. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1993. Reprint. xix, 738pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. D/w slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3434) £10.00

 

  1. Pallud, Jean Paul: Blitzkrieg in the West Then and Now London: After the Battle, 1991 1st. edn. 640 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Neat ownership signature to ffep. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and a little faded on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2467) £25.00

 

  1. Powers, Thomas: Heisenberg’s War: the secret history of the German bomb New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993 1st. edn. xii, 609 pp. 39 b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2530) £10.00

 

  1. Psellus, Michael: Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: the Chronographia of Michael Psellus Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966 1st. Penguin edn. 397 pp. Translated with and introduction by E. R. A. Sewter. Pages very slightly browned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2662) £5.00

 

  1. Vulliamy, C. E.: The Onslow Family 1528-1874: with some account of their times London: Chapman & Hall, 1953 1st. edn. x, 277 pp. 16 b/w illus. D/w chipped and rubbed on edges with some loss to spine head otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2411) £15.00

 

  1. Walvin, James.: Black Ivory: a history of British slavery. Washington: Howard University Press, 1994. 1st. US edn. xvi, 354pp. B/w illus., maps. Pictorial card covers creased on spine and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3450) £5.00

 

  1. Warren, W. L.: Henry II London: Methuen, 1991 New edn. xvi, 700 pp. B/w illus., maps, text figures. A title in the English Monarchs series. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2511) £15.00

 

  1. Willey, Peter: Eagle’s Nest: Ismaili castles in Iran and Syria London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005 1st. UK edn. xxvii, 321 pp. 40 cold. photos., text figures, maps. D/e, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2498) £20.00

 

  1. Wilson-Smith, Timothy: Joan of Arc: maid, myth and history Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2006 1st. edn. xviii, 254 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w very slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2457) £10.00

 

  1. Withrington, Donald J. (ed.): Shetland and the Outside World 1469-1969 Oxford: Oxford University Press for the University of Aberdeen, 1983 1st. edn. viii, 239 pp. Eight b/w photos. Includes contributions form Barbara E. Crawford, Gordon Donaldson, Alan Small et al. Aberdeen University Studies series no. 157. D/w faded on spine and slightly scratched on front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2335) £12.00

 

  1. Xenophon: A History of my Times Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966 1st. Penguin edn. 363 pp. Translated with an introduction by Rex Warner. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2625) £6.00