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1 BRIGHTON IN COLOUR Official Guide of the County Borough of Brighton 1950-51
Brighton Publicity Commission Second Edition Paperback Very Good 
Crease to back cover bottom corner; Spiral bound with clear plastic sheet cover. Designed and written by Brighton Corporation Publicity Department. Information booklet with scenes of Brighton's attractions and local adverts. Especially holiday accommodation. 200gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78. pages 
Price: 37.75 AUD
 
 
2 CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
Scotland Geddes & Grosset 1999 1855342995 / 9781855342996 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Based on a text by Charles Squire. Describes customs, legends of the Celts, Gaelic Gods, British Gods, A-z guide. 1.25kg weight ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 480 pages 
Price: 29.50 AUD
 
 
3 CHURCHILL The Struggle for Survival 1940/65. Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran
London Constable 1966 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket; Chipping and wear to spine edges of jacket, foxing to page edges 
Index, Contains extracts from the candid diaries of Churchill's doctor Lord Moran, his devoted friend and confidant. Sheds light on how the great man faced up to and absorbed the strain of events during the war years, the tremendous burden of his responsibilities, and his extraordinary resolution.1.75kg weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 830 pages 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 
 
4 Devon and Cornwall - in Pictures
London Odhams Press Ltd First Edition Hard Cover Good in Poor dust jacket 
Index -128 pages. Black and white photographs of Devon and Cornwall, undated, glossy paper, 128p, index. Cover is worn & rubbed, with tears to all edges. ; 4to 
Price: 8.54 AUD
 
 
5 England Today in Pictures with an Introduction by A. G. Street
London Odhams Books Ltd 1947 Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
384p, nearly 400 illustrations. Published in 1947 this "book mirrors life in England now. It shows people at work and at play ... These photographs have captured the very spirit of english life. " Light foxing on ffep, owner's name on top edge. Dust jacket chipped and worn at top edge, and at abse of spine. Lots of now historic photos of daily life.; 8vo 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
6 READER'S DIGEST BOOK OF THE ROAD Incorporating the Ordnance Survey Four Miles to the Inch Series
London Reader's Digest 1966 Paperback Good+ 
Plastic cover shows wear ; Numerous foldout maps of England, ideal for family history research. 800gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 408 pages 
Price: 44.50 AUD
 
 
7 SINO-BRITISH JOINT DECLARATION ON THE QUESTION OF HONG KONG (INITIALLED TEXT)
Hong Kong Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch) 1984 Paperback Very Good 
Stapled booklet, red lettering on cover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 31.15 AUD
 
 
8 STOW-ON-THE-WOLD QUINCENTENARY Official History and Guide
Co-Ordinating Committee 1976 Paperback Very Good 
Stapled binding. Official handbook and guide. Blue flyer programme of events for the 12 months loosely inserted. Numerous ads from local businesses as well as local history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 17.13 AUD
 
 
9 TREASURES OF BRITAIN AND TREASURES OF IRELAND
Drive Publications 1968 Hardcover Very Good 
Covered in clear plastic, tape marks on endpapers. Owner's name top edge of title page; Index, published for the Automobile Association , foldout maps. 1.8kg weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 670 pages 
Price: 9.00 AUD
 
 
10 Adley, Robert ALL CHANGE HONG KONG
Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom Blandford Press 1984 0713714689 / 9780713714685 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
History of the colony of Hong Kong, the politics involved in the lease agreement with China, and possible scenarios after 1997. Unclipped jacket, index, maps, treaties and bibliography. 250gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
11 Alsop, Susan Mary THE CONGRESS DANCES Vienna 1814 -1815
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1984 029778367x / 9780297783671 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, unclipped jacket. 500gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
12 Ashley, Mike A BRIEF HISTORY OF BRITISH KINGS AND QUEENS British Royal History from Alfred the Great to the Present
London Robinson Publishing 2002 1841195510 / 9781841195513 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 
Surface creases to spine, firm and square. ; Index, notes and bibliography, Chronology, Royal Consorts, Royal Family trees, "A readable and comprehensive reference of British monarchs. Weight 580 grams; Brief Histories; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 528 pages 
Price: 19.19 AUD
 
 
13 Auchinloss, Louis PERSONS OF CONSEQUENCE Queen Victoria and Her Circle
New York Random House 1979 039450425 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Unclipped jacket. Index. B/w and some colour illustrations. Study of those who influenced and supported Queen Victoria, her governess, husband, children, courtiers and Prime Ministers. 720gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 210 pages 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
14 Baker, E. Conrad POLITICAL TERMS AND FAMILIAR POLITICAL ALLUSIONS
London Forum Books 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Owner's name title page, marks to text in political theories and creeds chapter. Surface wear to jacket; Terms and definitions for politics, finance, parliament, unions. Weight 200 grams ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 78 pages 
Price: 17.50 AUD
 
 
15 Balchin, W. G. V. (Ed) "Country Life" Book of the Living History of Britain The Story of Britain's History, its Heritage and the Formation of its Landscape
Hamlyn 1981 0600367835 / 9780600367833 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Darkened edge top jacket, small split top corner back jacket. Small gift inscription on half title page. ; Unclipped jacket has list of subjects covered - Birth of Britain through to the Towards a Post-Industrial Britain. Some foldout pages , index .2Kg weight; Color Illustrations; 13.20 X 9 X 1.20 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 21.50 AUD
 
 
16 Balen, Malcolm A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal
London Fourth Estate 2003 1841155535 / 9781841155531 Paperback Very Good 
Index, bibliography. Weight 250 grams. Remainder mark to base; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 260 pages 
Price: 21.25 AUD
 
 
17 Barr, Pat Taming the Jungle The Men Who Made British Malaya
London Secker & Warburg Ltd 1977 0436033658 / 9780436033650 Hardcover Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Covered in plastic ; Reading copy, ex-library, usual marks and stamps etc. Describes lives and times of ealry Victorians who colonised Malayan peninsula - exploit, administer and modernise. Index, bibliography, historic photos; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
18 Bartrop, Paul R (Ed) THE DUNERA AFFAIR A Documentary Resource Book
Melbourne Schwartz & Wilkinson 1990 1863370250 / 9781863370257 Paperback Very Good 
Light crease to bottom corner back cover. ; Co-published by the Jewish Museum of Australia, historic government documents from Britain and Australia. Index 700gms weight; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 422 pages 
Price: 71.50 AUD
 
 
19 Basset, Bernard BORN FOR FRIENDSHIP The Spirit of Sir Thomas More
London Burns and Oates 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Owner's name top edge of first page, wear to jacket edges. ; Index, full account of Sir Thomas More and an explanation for his enduring legacy. 500gms weight; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 13.50 AUD
 
 
20 Bawlf, Samuel THE SECRET VOYAGE OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE
London Penguin Books Ltd 2004 0141005912 / 9780141005911 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Index, notes and bibliography Whilst circumnavigating the globe in 1577 was Drake on another secret mission? 300 grams weight. ; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 26.20 AUD
 

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