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Golden Deeds Stories from History Retold for Little Folk

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.: c1920

Seller ID: 87350


4to hbk; green cloth spine; illustrated paper on board covers; vg; 'To' box empty; full page illustrations, some b/w line drawings, some in colour; stories include - How Horatius Kept the Bridge, Casabianca, Handel the great musician, Columbus, Antonio Canova, Charlemagne and the Charcoal-burner, and William Tell. Internally very clean & bright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 28 pages View more info

The Story of the Highway

By: Allen, Agnes.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London : Faber & Faber: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 85213


Hbk; Vg+; Green cloth boards, spine has gold writing; ; 'The Story of ...' ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Kings and Queens of Britain A Victorian Mnemonic & Learning Verse

By: Barnes-Murphy, Frances & Rowan (Written & Illus by)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Chrysalis Children's Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 92520


1st edition; Large 4to; besides being a most attractive book in extremely good condition, this is also a great way of helping children learn their kings & queens of Britain. Due to size of book, it wont entirely fit in book scanner for picture; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages View more info

The Normans are Coming! The Truth about 1066

By: Clements, Gillian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan Children's Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 85261


4to hbk; small nick to bottom of spine; centre page come away at bottom stitches, otherwise a very nice copy; ; 10.08 X 7.95 X 0.31 inches; 32 pages View more info

Journey through History.

By: Grant, Neil.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London : Hamlyn 1991:

Seller ID: 31392


Hbk with d. W, Vg/ Vg, White d. W. View more info

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How They Lived in the Age of Knights

By: Hadenius, Stig & Janrup, Birgit

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London; Lutterworth;: 1979

Seller ID: 68199


H/b; illus boards; g+; small 4to; 32pp; ex lib with labels removed, rubber stamps and sticky tape; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

History around Us

By: Harris, Nathaniel.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London : Hamlyn 1979: 1979

Seller ID: 37698


Hbk in d. W, Vg+/Vg, 8vo, Black spine yellow writing, D/w corners bumped. View more info

The Founders of ... New England (Abridged) A Study for . . . Young People

By: Harris, W Melville

Price: £8.00

Publisher: United Methodist Young People's Department: 1919

Seller ID: 83570


Pbk; cover has some surface damage, but contents clean & sound; g++; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The English Civil War

By: Hodges C. Walter, Illustrated by Author

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK: Oxford University Press, 1972: 1972

Seller ID: 70148


1st edition hbk in d/w; 4to; ex-library - fep damaged, torn & rwith ubber stamps, otherwise Vg/Vg-; - a nice copy; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Knights The Complete Story of the Age of Chivalry, from Historical Fact to Tales of Romance and Poetry

By: Hopkins, Andrea

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1990

Seller ID: 84667


4to hbk in d/w; browning to top of d/w and top of spine of d/w chipped; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Trail Maker - the Story of David Livingstone

By: Latham, Robert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Lutterworth, 1956: 1956

Seller ID: 58134


Green Hardcover 2nd impression, 1956; no jacket, colour frontis, good clean condition View more info

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England's Sea Story A Popular Record of the Doings of the English Navy from the Earliest Days

By: Lee, Albert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Pilgrim Press: c1911

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 91844


8vo hbk; green cloth with picture black boat on the front; gift inscription (not author) on fep; 'revised and brought down to 1911'; foxing; b/w plates throughout; olivine page edges; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Our Empire Story Stories of India and the Greater Colonies Told to Boys and Girls

By: Marshall, H E

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, TC & EC Jack: c1910

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 95110


NOT AVAILABLE FOR AMAZON CUSTOMERS OUTSIDE THE UK DUE TO WEIGHT; attractive copy of this book which is over 100 years old, and tells of British History through the eyes of people that lived then, and when Britain had an empire. Illustrated throughout with lovely coloured plates. Also Maps; teg; Prize inscription on half title page ' for the Crusade against Consumption Prize' dated 1911; Heavy book requiring excess P&P outside UK. Vg-; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Midlanders Who Made History, Vol 2

By: TANN, WILLIAM:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London; Wayland; 1974:

Seller ID: 72096


h/b; d/w; vg/vg; 4to; 96pp; title page marked; ex lib with label removed and rubber stamps View more info

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Stephan Langton; Or The Days of King John

By: Tupper, M F

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Biddles Ltd:

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 95837


12mo; hbk; vg-; the book covers (according to the author, 20 historical characters honestly and has invented 15 ones as accessories. He has 'word-painted' more than 30 localities in the beautiful county of surrey; although possibly aimed at a 'juvenile' audience - this book seems to me in todays world perhaps more appropriate for an adult one! Both language and print size are not easy. It certainly is not a book for the very young. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Stories of British History Containing 8 Full Page Illustrations in Colour

By: Walker, Rowland

Price: £5.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 1959

Seller ID: 87081


Hbk in d/w; Vg/G+; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info