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THE VOLUNTEER FORCE: A SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY 1859-1908
Written by Hugh Cunningham.
Stock no. 1819773
Published by Archon Books. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A study of the part-time military force which came into being to meet the mid-nineteenth century fear of French invasion. Later renamed and remodelled as the Territorial Force. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0208015698. Light browning to text block. Dustwrapper spine is faded.
Tracing a significant episode of the early months of World War I. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0208015043. Vertical edge of rear board and dustwrapper panel bumped. Endpapers grubby. Slight musty odour present. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight chipping, browned and grubby.
READING THE PORTRAITS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH I
Written by Elizabeth W. Pomeroy.
Stock no. 2111887
Published by Archon Books; The Shoe String Press. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Using 10 works of art, 9 in colour Pomeroy explores the border-lines between disciplines to shed new light on the portraits of Elizabeth I. She combines ideas from cultural anthropology, semiotics, literary theory, social history and the psychology of perception to create a web of meanings and harmonies, centering the paintings of the Queen in a new, complex environment. ISBN: 0208021892. Wrapper is a little browned, with a few marks.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MRS. TOM THUMB
Written by M. Lavinia Magri; Sylvester Bleeker.
Stock no. 819683
Published by Archon Books. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Some of my life experiences, edited and introduced by A.H. Saxon. B/w photo plates. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0208017607. SIGNED by author, with dedication to John Fisher. A few light marks to wrapper.