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THE PIRATE WARS
Written by Peter Earle.
Stock no. 1816382
Published by Methuen. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Pirate Wars (campaigns fought by units of the navy against pirates in the years between 1600 and 1830) from the perspective of both protagonists. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 041375880X. A few minor marks to the book. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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MANX SLAVE TRADERS
Written by Frances Wilkins.
Stock no. 1816378
Published by Wyre Forest Press. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the Manx people who participated in the eighteenth century slave trade as merchants, shipowners, captains, officers, surgeons and ordinary sailors. Large format. Matt boards with blue titles. B/w maps. ISBN: 1897725132. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper.

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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GLASGOW'S RAILWAYS
Written by W.A.C. Smith; Paul Anderson.
Stock no. 2126431
Published by Irwell Press. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 1871608333. Some creasing to covers.

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GRAHAM CLARKE'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126395
Published by Phaidon Press. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Humourous look at history. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 071482464X. SIGNED by Clarke, with dedication to previous owners on half-title page. Also includes SIGNED card from author/illustrator to previous owners on their wedding day. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine, couple of small nicks to corners.

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THE OLD ROADS OF ENGLAND
Written by William Addison.
Stock no. 2126346
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. From ancient trackways through Roman roads, packhorse trails and roads of the coaching age. ISBN: 0713417145. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and 1" closed tear to top of spine.

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WATER POWER IN SCOTLAND 1550-1870
Written by John Shaw.
Stock no. 2126336
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Though the theme of water power is the connecting link in this new book, the material ranges much further so that water power is seen in the perspective of other developments as well as of its own development in time and place. It makes a fundamental contribution to the history of industry in Scotland. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 0859760723. Fading and some bumping to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven browning and a few nicks to edges.

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THE ORKNEYINGA SAGA
Written by Joseph Anderson.
Stock no. 2126326
Published by James Thin. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile of the 1873 edition. ISBN: 0901824259. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH LABOUR LAW 1867-1945
Written by Douglas Brodie.
Stock no. 2126319
Published by Hart Publishing Co.. 1st USA 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 184113015X. Small nick to bottom of title page. Wrapper is a bit grubby with some edge-creasing.

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THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S WORKS THE MIDDLE AGES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by H.M. Colvin; R. Allen Brown; A.J. Taylor.
Stock no. 2126317
Published by HMSO. 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This 3 volume set includes Volumes 1 & 2 (Middle Ages). It also includes a set of plans in a box (4 plans) - which cover Dover Castle, The Tower of London, The Medieval Palace of Westminster and Windsor Castle. Some grubby marks and browning to outer page edges. Wrappers are browned with edge-creasing and chips and nicks; a little loss. Some grubby marks also to wrappers.

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AS MAD AS A HATTER!
Written by David E. Evans.
Stock no. 1816357
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of Nonconformism in Dursley. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387909. Name in ink to front endpaper and a grubby mark. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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RURAL CHANGE AND URBAN GROWTH 1500-1800
Written by C.W. Chalklin; M.A. Havinden.
Stock no. 1816354
Published by Longman. 1st 1974. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Essays in English Regional History in Honour of W.G. Hoskins. Peach boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582500192. Boards clean. Browning to text block and prelims, foxing to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper has foxing to verso and small tippex mark to top of spine.

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A HISTORY OF NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE
Written by R.J. Charleton.
Stock no. 1816350
Published by Walter Scott Ltd.. Good condition.

From the Earliest Records to its Formation as a City. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. iv and 444 pages including index plus 2 page adverts to rear. Boards grubby, spine browned, gilt title fading, rubbing to corners of spine. Foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. Some grubby marks to margins. Hinges pulled, front hinge almost broken. Binding is still tight.

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