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THE RABBIT SKIN CAP
Written by George Baldry; Lilias Rider Haggard. Illustrated by Edward Seago.
Stock no. 1818313
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Tale of a Norfolk Countryman's Youth. Written in his old age by George Baldrey and edited by Haggard. The Norfolk Library series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851150454. A few minor foxspots to pictorial boards. Browning to top of text block. Large inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Price-cut green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine, a little grubby.
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THE MAKING OF THE ELIZABETHAN NAVY, 1540-1590: FROM THE SOLENT TO THE ARMADA
Written by David Loades.
Stock no. 1817894
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

A thorough account of the development of the English navy, showing how the formidable force which beat the Spanish Armada was created. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781843834922.
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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1816662
Published by The Boydell Press. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Green boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. A few grubby marks to text block. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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ST CUTHBERT AND THE NORMANS
Written by William M. Aird.
Stock no. 2125736
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Church of Druham, 1071-1153. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0851156150. Contents are fine, apart from some pale underling/outlining in pencil. Wrapper is edge-creased with a bit of browning.
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THE BOOK OF LLANDAF AND THE NORMAN CHURCH IN WALES
Written by John Reuben Davies.
Stock no. 1815799
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Studies in Celtic History XXI. This book explores the ecclesiastical and political transformation of south-east Wales in the later eleventh and early twelfth centuries. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and blue title to front. xii and 242 pages including index. ISBN: 1843830248. Small mark to front board.
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FRENCH REVOLUTIONARIES AND ENGLISH REPUBLICANS: THE CORDELIERS CLUB 1790-1794
Written by Rachel Hammersley.
Stock no. 1814973
Published by The Royal Historical Society; The Boydell Press. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Royal Historical Society Studies in History. Grey boards, red title to spine. ISBN: 0861932730. A few scuff marks to dustwrapper.
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ANGLO-NORMAN CASTLES
Written by Robert Liddiard.
Stock no. 1608832
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. 414 pages. B/w photos and illustrations. A collection of some of the most significant articles in castle studies with contributions from experts in history, archaeology and historic buildings. Edited by Liddiard. ISBN: 0851159044. Wrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a tiny closed edge tear.
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WONDERFUL TO BEHOLD
Written by Nicholas Bennett.
Stock no. 2119284
Published by Lincoln Record Society; The Boydell Press. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Centenary History of The Lincoln Record Society 1910-2010. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780901503886. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Small chip to top corner of front endpaper. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a few small marks.
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FISHERMAN'S FOLLY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2118018
Published by The Boydell Press. 1ST 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Drawn from "Be Quiet and Go A-Angling" written by BB in 1949 under the pseudonum of Michael Traherne and now exceptionally scarce. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 085115249X. Spine is faded. Light wear to corners. Name and address label stuck to first page.
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONGSHORE GUNNER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810153
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wildfowling adventures after geese, chiefly on the Scottish coast. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 86 pages. ISBN: 0851150675. Edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to page edges and a few margin marks otherwise contents clean. Browning to dustwrapper edges and flaps, fading to rear wrapper vertical edge, some damp staining to inside of wrapper.
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ANGLO-SAXON EXETER
Written by Patrick W. Conner.
Stock no. 823835
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

A 10th century cultural history. Green cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851153070. Contents mint. Corners slightly bumped.
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THE VICTORIAN POST OFFICE
Written by C.R. Perry.
Stock no. 596075
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The growth of a beaurocracy. The process by which the Post Office grew and evolved, took on new tasks and participated in the first two cases of nationalisation in British history. viii + 308 pages. ISBN: 086193220X. Dustwrapper: price-cut.
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