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WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? MAGAZINE (BACK ISSUES IN STOCK)

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: BBC Magazines:

Seller ID: 42556


Looking for a missing issue for your collection? Back issues of the family history magazine in stock - please contact us with your requirements. ; Illustrated. View more info

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DETECTOR FINDS 2

By: Bailey, G.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Greenlight: 1995

Seller ID: 49389


Paperback; good in creased and scuffed (where price stickers removed) , card covers. ; A guide to dating and identifiying artefacts including: thimbles, spoons, foot patterns, watch keys, jettons, sword and dagger chapes, lead weights, brass horse bells, barrel locks, purse frames, horse pendants, toy cannons, furniture fittings, medieval cased mirrors and pocket sundials. Illustrated with line drawings and b/w photographs. ; 98 pages View more info

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DETECTOR FINDS 3

By: Bailey, G.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Greenlight: 2001

Seller ID: 49402


Paperback; very good in creased card covers. ; A guide to dating and identifiying artefacts including: Roman and Saxon pins, Medieval purse holders, barrel locks, candle holders, belt decorations, saddle pommels, bayonet and scabbard hooks, lace tags, keys, rings, chess pieces, buckles and buttons. Illustrated with line drawings and b/w and colour photographs. ; 94 pages View more info

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TOTEM POLES: ACCORDING TO CRESTS AND TOPICS (VOLUME 1)

By: Barbeau, M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1990

Seller ID: 49180


Volume 1. Paperback; blemish to edge of pages otherwise good in creased card covers. ; First published 1950. With New Foreword by Dr. George F. MacDonald. Illustrated. ; 433 pages View more info

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SLIPWARE

By: Barker, D.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd.: 1993

Seller ID: 43869


Booklet; good in scuffed and creased card covers. ; Illustrated. ; Shire Album; Vol. 297; 32 pages View more info

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TECHNIQUES OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION (THIRD EDITION)

By: Barker, P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Berg Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 55840


Paperback; previous owner's inscription to title page, otherwise good in creased card covers. ; Third Revised Edition. Illustrated. ; 285 pages View more info

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BOARD AND TABLE GAMES FROM MANY CIVILIZATIONS

By: Bell, R. C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1960

Seller ID: 26845


Hardback without dustjacket; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in original boards. ; An introduction to some of the best board and table games from ancient times from around the world. Includes race games, war games, positional games, mancala games, dice games and domino games. The rules of the games, plus brief biographies of games compilers and historians. With 164 b/w illustrations & photographs. ; 208 pages View more info

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THE HANDMADE BASKET BOOK

By: Board, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New Holland: 2002

Seller ID: 43675


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; An illustrated introduction. Step-by-step guide to stake and strand, frame, plaited ad coiled baskets. ; 80 pages View more info

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BASKETWORK THROUGH THE AGES

By: Bobart, H. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Basketmakers Association: 1997

Seller ID: 51854


Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Reprint of the 1935 edition. Illustrated. ; 174 pages View more info

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EAST OF THE SUN : THE CONQUEST AND SETTLEMENT OF SIBERIA

By: Bobrick, B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1992

Seller ID: 57475


Hardback; pages heavily yellowed (low quality paper) , otherwise good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; The story of its conquest and settlement from the 1580s to the late twentieth century. Illustrated. ; 542 pages View more info

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THE POX: THE LIFE AND NEAR DEATH OF A VERY SOCIAL DISEASE

By: Brown, K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sutton: 2006

Seller ID: 36052


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £18.99. ; The unwholesome history of syphilis and gonorrhoea from the Renaissance to present day. Illustrated. ; 278 pages View more info

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WINDMILLS OF ENGLAND

By: Brown, R. J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1996

Seller ID: 24349


Hardback; very good in creased and marked dustjacket. ; Comprehensive study detailing their construction and preservation, illustrated by nearly 100 pen and ink drawings by the author; reprint, first published 1976.; 256 pages View more info

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RIOT, REVELRY AND ROUT: SPORT IN LOWLAND SCOTLAND BEFORE 1860

By: Burnett, J.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Seller ID: 37899


Paperback; very good in card covers. ; A history of sport in Scotland from medieval times until the early years of Victoria's reign. Illustrated. ; 287 pages View more info

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THE WAR AGAINST THE SEALS: A HISTORY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SEAL FISHERY

By: Busch, B. C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: McGill - Queens University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 55035


Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Illustrations, maps & tables. ; 374 pages View more info

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THE CHANGING ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE 1400-1700

By: Cantor, L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1987

Seller ID: 32043


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Evolution of the rural landscape, from Medieval times; includes the introduction of new farming methods and industrial techniques. Illustrated. ; 190 pages View more info

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SPANISH TEXAS 1519-1821

By: Chipman, D. E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2000

Seller ID: 54814


New paperback copies at a reduced price. Reprint. ; Maps, +xiiipp. ; 343 pages View more info

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THE BASQUES

By: Collins, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers: 1986

Seller ID: 58918


The Peoples of Europe. Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. First edition. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 272 pages View more info

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BOOKBINDER'S FINISHING TOOL MAKERS 1780-1965

By: Conroy, T.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press / the Plough Press: 2002

Seller ID: 50260


New hardback copies. Issued without dustjacket. ; Illustrated. +xliipp. ; 300 pages View more info

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WRITING THE PAST

By: Davies, J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2005

Seller ID: 45649


Booklet, new copies. ; A guide to the methods, materials and manners as well as hands used between the years 1300-1660. Illustrated. Includes a practical guide to making a quill pen. ; Social; 35 pages View more info

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A SHORT HISTORY OF CODES AND CIPHERS 400BC TO 1660AD

By: Davies, J.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2003

Seller ID: 46834


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 12 pages View more info

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HISTORY ON LONDON WALLS

By: Day, E. M.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: J. L. Workman & Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: 18065


Hardback; foxing to endpapers otherwise very good in pictorial boards. (no published date, circa1950s. ) ; 'A guide to the past as remembered by the present'. The commemorative wall plaques with locations in London. Illustrated by Alec Campbell. ; 92 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF MONETARY SYSTEMS (1896)

By: Del Mar, A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine At Orono: 1983

Seller ID: 56163


Paperback; very good in marked card covers. ; History of Monetary Systems: Record of Actual Experiments in Money Made by Various States of the Ancient and Modern World, as Drawn from Their Statutes, Customs, Treaties, Mining Regulations, Jurisprudence, History, Archaeology, Coins, Nummulary Systems, amd Other Sources of Information. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition. ; 444 pages View more info

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EAT THY NEIGHBOUR: A HISTORY OF CANNIBALISM

By: Diehl, D. & Donnelly, D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 35551


Hardback; very good in scuffed dustjacket. ; Cannibalism and cannibals from the earliest known incidents to the present day. Illustrated. ; 246 pages View more info

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THE EDINBURGH HISTORY OF SCOTLAND (4 VOLUME SET)

By: Donaldson, G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Mercat Press:

Seller ID: 45410


Four Volume Paperback set . Vol 2 and 4 - dent to corners of pages, otherwise a good clean set that look unread. ; Vol 1: The Making of the Kingdom; Vol 2: The Later Middle Ages; Vol 3: James V-James VII; Vol 4: 1689 to the Present (c.1977). Reprints published 1996-1998. 705+695+470+449pp. View more info

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CORNISH EXPLOSIVES

By: Earl, B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Trevithick Society: 1978

Seller ID: 60108


Hardback without dustjacket; ; The Cornish explosives industry from the 1800s to the 1970s. Illustrated. ; 317 pages View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO BASKETMAKING

By: Edwards, L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Silverdale Books: 2003

Seller ID: 43676


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; A step-by-step guide. With 19 projects. ; 128 pages View more info

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THE MUGHAL THRONE: THE SAGA OF INDIA'S GREAT EMPERORS

By: Eraly, A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2003

Seller ID: 53008


Hardback; fine in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Indian history from 1526 to 1707. (First published as 'Emperors of the Peacock Throne: the Saga of the Great Mughals'. ) View more info

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TOYS, TRIFLES & TRINKETS: BASE-METAL MINIATURES FROM LONDON 1200 TO 1800

By: Forsyth, H. & Egan, G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Museum of London / Unicorn Press: 2005

Seller ID: 43529


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £45.00. ; A comprehensive study of the Museum of London's collection of pewter toys and miniatures. With 725 illustrations, 14 in colour. ; 480 pages View more info

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THE BRETONS

By: Galliou, P. & Jones, M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers: 1991

Seller ID: 58919


The Peoples of Europe. Hardback; boards dented otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. First edition. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 334 pages View more info

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THE AFRICAN DREAM

By: Gardner, B.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: History Book Club: 1970

Seller ID: 27205


Hardback; very good in faded dustjacket. ; A history of the British in Africa up to 1968. Illustrations & maps. ; 331 pages View more info

Image for MILITIA LISTS AND MUSTERS 1757-1876 : A DIRECTORY OF HOLDINGS IN THE BRITISH ISLES (THIRD EDITION)

MILITIA LISTS AND MUSTERS 1757-1876 : A DIRECTORY OF HOLDINGS IN THE BRITISH ISLES (THIRD EDITION)

By: Gibson, J. & Medlycott, M.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Federation of Family History Societies: 1994

Seller ID: 58273


Booklet; very good in card covers. ; 48 pages View more info

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IN THE SADDLE: AN EXPLORATION OF THE SADDLE THROUGH HISTORY

By: Gilmour, L. (edited. )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Archetype Publications: 2004

Seller ID: 46962


New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; Based on a 2002 conference of the Archaeologicial Leather Group. Topics include Roman saddles, Anglo-Saxon saddles, Medieval war saddles, Stuart saddles, archaeology, conservation and re-construction. Illustrated with 50 colour photographs and illustrations. ; 96 pages View more info

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PORT HUENEME: A HISTORY

By: Greenland, P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ventura County Maritime Museum: 1994

Seller ID: 56716


Hardback; corners of boards dented, otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; A history of the Port of Hueneme, California. Illustrations & maps. ; 174 pages View more info

Image for THE TOWER MENAGERIE: BEING THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF THE ROYAL COLLECTION OF WILD AND FEROCIOUS BEASTS

THE TOWER MENAGERIE: BEING THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF THE ROYAL COLLECTION OF WILD AND FEROCIOUS BEASTS

By: Hahn, D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 32291


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £15.99.; The six hundred year history of London's first zoo. Illustrated. ; 260 pages View more info

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THE PRINTED MAPS OF WARWICKSHIRE 1576-1900

By: Harvey, P. D. A. & Thorpe, H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Records and Museum Committee of the Warwickshire County Council / University of Birmingham: 1959

Seller ID: 60055


Hardback; light foxing and yellowing to pages otherwise good in yellowed, creased and price-clipped dustjacket. ; A historical survey of the printed maps of Warwickshire from Saxton to the Ordnance Survey; together with a complte catalogue of printed maps of the County from 1576 to 1900. Illustrated. ; 279 pages View more info

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COLLECTING BABY RATTLES AND TEETHERS

By: Hersey, M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Krause Publications: 1998

Seller ID: 55008


Paperback; dent to corners of a few pages otherwise good in lightly creased card covers. ; Nearly 300 colour photographs of rattles and teethers from around the world. ; 160 pages View more info

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SURREY CLAY TOBACCO PIPES

By: Higgins, D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: BAR: N.D.

Seller ID: 40655


Paperback; corner crease to a few pages otherwise good in creased cards covers. ; Reprinted from 'The Archaeology of the Clay Tobacco Pipe VI. Pipes and kilns in the London region' ed. Peter Davey; pub.1981. Illustrated. ; 100 pages View more info

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MAPS FOR LOCAL HISTORY

By: Hindle, P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 34231


Hardback; previous owner's sticker to endpaper otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Batsford Local History Series. A comprehensive guide to the use of historical maps in local studies. With 93 maps. ; 160 pages View more info

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EMIGRANTS AND EXPATS: A GUIDE TO SOURCES ON UK EMIGRATION AND RESIDENTS OVERSEAS

By: Kershaw, R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Public Record Office: 2002

Seller ID: 55001


Public Record Office Reader's Guide No.20. Paperback; very good in lightly creased card covers. ; A guide to the wealth of records charting the history of UK emigration from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century. Illustrated. ; 127 pages View more info

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ANTIQUE ADVERTISING ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME II

By: Klug, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 1985

Seller ID: 51359


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in marked pictorial boards. ; A pictorial study, with b/w and colour photographs. Antique and old signs, match holders, door pushes, gum machines, cigar cutters and lighters, pails, pot and pan scrapers, music artwork, Heinz food containers, brewery trays and other items. Includes (1985) price guide. ; 240 pages View more info

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SCOTTISH (DORIC) - ENGLISH / ENGLISH-SCOTTISH (DORIC) CONCISE DICTIONARY

By: Kynoch, D.

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Hippocrene Books: 1998

Seller ID: 59270


Paperback; fine in card covers. ; A guide to the Scottish language. A two way lexicon of North-East Scots with 12000 entries. ; 186 pages View more info

Image for A HISTORY OF ISLAMIC SOCIETIES

A HISTORY OF ISLAMIC SOCIETIES

By: Lapidus, I. M.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 40539


New paperback copies. Reprint. ; History from the seventh century up to about 1983. First published 1988. Illustrations, maps, tables +xxxipp. ; 1002 pages View more info

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REINTERPRETING SCOTLAND'S LAST TWO CENTURIES OF INDEPENDENCE

By: Lenman, B.

Price: £2.00

Publisher: The Historical Journal: 1982

Seller ID: 34749


Booklet; some foxing and creasing to pages otherwise good. ; Academic offprint taken from the Historical Journal, 25, 1 (1982) pp. 217-228.; 12 pages View more info

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LUDLOW: A HISTORIC TOWN IN WORDS AND PICTURES

By: Lloyd, D. & Klein, P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Phillimore: 1984

Seller ID: 36687


Hardback; very good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; An illustrated study tracing the development of the town from contemporary accounts and early photographs and illustrations. ; 132 pages View more info

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INVESTIGATING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: SOURCES FOR LOCAL HISTORIANS

By: Lord, E.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Tempus: 1999

Seller ID: 47130


Hardback; very good in creased and price-clipped dustjacket. ; An introduction to available sources - from local government bodies to national archives. Illustrated. ; 160 pages View more info

Image for THE ENGLISH PIG: A HISTORY

THE ENGLISH PIG: A HISTORY

By: Malcolmson, R. & Mastoris, S.

Price: £4.99

Publisher: Hambledon and London: 2001

Seller ID: 29277


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £16.99.; Illustrated. ; 160 pages View more info

Image for THE ARMS OF KRUPP 1587-1968

THE ARMS OF KRUPP 1587-1968

By: Manchester, W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 58211


Paperback; lean to spine otherwise very good in card covers. ; The rise and fall of the industrial dynasty that armed Germany at war. Illustrated. ; 976 pages View more info

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THE HISTORY OF CHESS FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1600

By: Miller, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2011

Seller ID: 37007


Booklet, new copies. ; A brief study tracing the origins of chess. The information contained should help the re-enactor portray the game, pieces, board and play from its origins to the early modern period. ; Social; 28 pages View more info

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A HISTORY OF BACKGAMMON FROM CLASSICAL TIMES TO 1800

By: Miller, R.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2013

Seller ID: 41757


Booklet; new copies. ; The origins and history of backgammon, and the development and movement of the game from the Arab world into Europe. Illustrated. ; Social; 40 pages View more info

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THE INDOMITABLE BEATIE : CHARLES HOARE, C.B. FRY AND THE CAPTAIN'S LADY (SIGNED COPY)

By: Morris, R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 58170


Hardback; pages yellowed (low quality paper) ; otherwise good in price-clipped dustjacket. Inscribed by Author to previous owner. Signed copy. ; Revised and expanded edition of 'The Captain's Lady' first published 1985. Beatrice Holme Sumner, the 'Gloucestershire Scandal' and the training ship 'Mercury'. Illustrated.; 171 pages View more info