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ARTFUL DODGERS: YOUTH AND CRIME IN EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY LONDON
Written by Heather Shore.
Stock no. 1821004
Published by The Royal Historical Society; The Boydell Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Studies in History series. The early nineteenth century witnessed an increasing concern about the incidence of juvenile crime. Youthful delinquency was not new, but it was not until then that the foundations were laid for a juvenile justice system which would serve, with amendments, for the next century and more... Grey cloth boards, red title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0861932420.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 10th century cultural history. Green cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851153070. Contents mint. Corners slightly bumped.
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.