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1 Treasures Of Britain And Treasures Of Ireland.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1976. 0393087433 / 9780393087437 Third American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
A traveller's guide to the riches of Britain and Ireland. Listed alphabetically in the central section are over 4,000 locations. Here are to be found the man-made wonders of national importance, large and small, famous and little-known, easily accessible and off the beaten track. Here are the finest churchesm cathedrals, abbeys, minsters, palaces and great houses of town and country; gardens and arboreta; streets, squares, crescents and works of engineering; weapons,, sculpture, wood-engraving, drawing, painting, ceramics; books, glass, jewels, gold, silver, pewter, furniture and tapestries; museums, galleries and collections, treasures of every kind from ships to stained glass windows. The whole of Ireland is similarly covered. Over 700 color photographs, 200 drawings, and 40 pages of maps. 
Price: 20.81 USD
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2 ASLET, CLIVE. The Story Of Greenwich.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: 1999. 0674000765 / 9780674000766 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
Clive Aslwt conducts us through the streets and byways of this storied city, showing us scenes from its prodicious history at every turn. His richly illustrated book is journey through time as it has been lived, and marked, in this city like no other in the world. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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3 BANKS, F. R. The Penguin Guide To London.
Penguin Books, New York: 1977. 0140704175 / 9780140704174 Seventh Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Contains maps and plans, useful information on hotels, restaurants, museums, parks, transport, shopping, entertainment, galleries and sports. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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4 CAMPLIN, JAMIE. The Rise Of The Rich.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1979. 0312684355 / 9780312684358 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
How the rich at the turn of the century won their fortunes and how they spent them. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.15 USD
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5 CANNADINE, DAVID. Aspects Of Aristocracy: Grandeur And Decline In Modern Britain.
Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 1994. 0300059817 / 9780300059816 First Edition, Seventh Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
In this stylish and provocative book, the eminent historian David Cannadine brings his characteristic wit and acumen to bear on the British aristocracy, probing behind the legendary escapades and indulgences of aristocrats such as Lord Curzon, the Honorable C. S. Rolls (of Rolls Royce), Winston Churchill, Harold Nicholson, and Vita Sackville-West, and changing our perceptions of them - transforming wastrels into heroes and the self-satisfied into the second rate. Includes an Index. "Enjoyable, witty and learned ... perfectly pitched for the non specialist to explain how 'the lions of yesterday have become the unicorns of today.'" 
Price: 18.48 USD
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6 CAVENDISH, RICHARD (TEXT). Images Of Britain.
Longmeadow Press, Stamford: 1990. 0681410132 / 9780681410138 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Visually stunning, this book is a tribute to Britain's rich heritage. More than 250 full-color photographs convey the many different aspects of Britain - from the grandeur of Welsh mountain peaks to the rustic charm of an English country cottage. The images transport you county by county through England, Scotland and Wales, with forays to the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Scottish Islands. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.39 USD
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7 CLAYTON, HUGH (TEXT); PETTMAN, MARY & ORMOND, RICHARD (PICTURE SELECTION & CAPTIONS). Royal Faces: 900 Years Of British Monarchy.
Thames and Hudson, New York: 1982. 0500012873 / 9780500012871 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A fascinating historical record of all the kings and reigning queens of England presented in portraits and words that reveal the little-known as well as the famous aspects of their often illusive personalities - and show us how their contemporaries and succeeding generations have viewed them. Highly illustrated. 
Price: 36.81 USD
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8 COLLEY, LINDA. Captives.
Pantheon Books, New York: 2003. 0375421521 / 9780375421525 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
The story of Britain's pursuit of empire and how its soldiers and civilians were held captive by the dream of global supremacy, 1600-1850. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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9 COLLIER, BASIL. The Battle Of Britain.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1962. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket and the spine of book are water damaged. 

Price: 15.91 USD
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10 CORNISH, JOE; NOTON, DAVID & WAKEFIELD (PHOTOGRAPHY); MABEY, RICHARD (INTRODUCTION). The Countryside Of England, Wales And Northern Ireland.
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York: 1998. 0810963612 / 9780810963610 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Britain's National Trust was founded over a hundred years ago to preserve places of historic interest or natural beauty in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, and this is precisely what it has done, gradually incerasing the number of sites it maintains so that today it owns over 590,000 acres of beautiful countryside. Three leading British landscape photographers have contributed to this collection in a celebration not just of the countryside but of photography as well. 
Price: 32.78 USD
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11 CRAMPTON, PATRICK. Stonehedge Of The Kings: A People Appear.
Barnes & Noble, New York: 1992. 0880298774 / 9780880298773 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Written by a man who devoted a lifetime of research to studying this great enigma from ancient Celtic times. Contrary to popular notions that Stonehenge is a sort of ancient DCathedral or prehistoric astronomical computer, Stonehenge is here shown to have been the headquarters of a warrior society, a place of kings and heroes of the kind portrayed in Homer's Illiad. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.93 USD
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12 CRAMPTON, PATRICK. Stonehenge Of The Kings: A People Appear.
The John Day Company, New York: 1968. First American Edition. Second Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Written by a man who devoted a lifetime of research to studying this great enigma from ancient Celtic times. Contrary to popular notions that Stonehenge is a sort of ancient Cathedral or prehistoric astronomical computer, Stonehenge is here shown to have been the headquarters of a warrior society, a place of kings and heroes of the kind portrayed in Homer's Illiad. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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13 CROWL, PHILIP A.; NORWICH, JOHN JULIUS (FOREWORD). The Intelligent Traveller's Guide To Historic Britain.
Congdon & Weed, Inc., New York: 1981. 0312023376 Fourth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Use this guide to understand the place where you happen to find yourself. Sites are located with mileages, road numbers, and map coordinates. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.39 USD
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14 DEAN AND CHAPTER OF WESTMINSTER. Westminster Abbey 900 Years.
Westerham Press, London: 1966. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Case is worn. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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15 EAGLE, DOROTHY & CARNELL, HILLARY (EDITORS). The Oxford Guide To The British Isles.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1977. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Entries on cities, towns, villages, houses, castles, schools, inns and districts connected with the lives and works of over 900 writers from Bede to Tolkien. A biographical index of authors gives brief outlines of their lives in relation to the places mentioned, and titles of any of their other works which have particular local connections. 
Price: 10.93 USD
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16 EAGLE, DOROTHY; CARNELL, HILARY (EDITIORS). The Oxford Literary Guide To The British Isles.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1977. 0198691238 / 9780198691235 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 
Entries on cities, towns, villages, houses, castles, schools, inns, and districts connected with the lives and works of over 900 writers from Bede to Tolkien. A biographical Index of authors gives brief outlines of their lives in relation to the places mentioned, and titles of any of their works which have particular local connections. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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17 FLINT, CORRIN; FLINT, DAVID. British Isles In Geography.
Collins International, London: 1989. 0003266176 / 9780003266177 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 23.28 USD
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18 GIBBS, MARION. Feudal Order: A Study Of The Origins And Development Of English Society.
Corbett Press, London: 1949. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. Water stains on the dustjacket. 

Price: 15.44 USD
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19 GOODMAN, JEAN Debrett's Book Of The Royal Wedding.
Debrett's Peerage Limited, London, 1986. 0905649915 / 9780905649917 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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20 GRONOW, REES HOWELL; SUMMERVILLE, CHRISTOPHER (EDITOR). Regency Recollections: Captain Gronow's Guide To Life In London And Paris.
Ravenhall Books, Welwyn Garden City: 2006. 1905043074 / 9781905043071 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
Captain Rees Howell Gronow was a dandy, a debtor, a duellist and a raconteur who lived the high life in Regency London and Paris. A witty soldier and socialite, he was also a talented writer and his memoirs form the liveliest picture of Regency society ever produced. 
Price: 45.60 USD
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