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Highroads of History - Other Days and Other Ways (from the Earliest Times to 1485), ,
1 Highroads of History - Other Days and Other Ways (from the Earliest Times to 1485)
,. Thomas Nelson, London, 1911. Hardback, 216mm x 156mm green cloth boards, black titles, , 256+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by John Pettie. et al. Less than good/NoWrapper. Attachment now loose at spine, book in otherwise fair condition - bumped and worn, also grubby from handling around edges, but pages basically clean. Illustrated with paintings by great artists, this is a volume from the Royal School series which offers a pre-WW1 review of English history up to and including medieval times. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: Chaucer, Stonehenge, charter, England. 14437

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2 The life and chapters of sundry goodly sayings and the teaching of Brother Giles companion of Saint Francis from 'The Little Flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi'
,. Birmingham School of Printing, Birmingham, 1941. first edition, Hardback, 286mm x 182mm brown and red card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 57pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Neil Leitch MacCuaig. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Book has one plate missing - else in Good+ condition - a little bumped and scuffed, with block edges a little grubby from handling. Seemingly produced as an exercise in the arts of typography and printing, this is aa 20th century English presentation of a 13th century religious text. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: friar, Francis, Christ, faith. 12263

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The Royal Masonic Institution for Girls - Some Account of the History, Objects and Work of the Institution, ,
3 The Royal Masonic Institution for Girls - Some Account of the History, Objects and Work of the Institution
,. London, 1950. Hardback, 224mm x 142mm s cloth boards, gilt titles, , 136pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Owners inscription. Book is ex-libris and has been well read, with corners bumped and scuffed, but pages basically clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping and wear to edges, also grubby from handling. Small loss at centre of spine. History of a worthy Masonic educational establishment for girls. Presumably privately published with no author stated. Catalogue: Social History. Keywords: masonry, craft, girls, school. 12106

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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
4 Little Men
Alcott, Louisa M.. Thames Publishing, London, Hardback, 207mm x 137mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 278pp. Good +/Less than good. Owners inscription. Book has been handled, some bumping and scuffing to edges, top of spine faded. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn with wear, creasing and patches of loss to edges. Undated but with a 1950 inscription, this is a Regent Classics edition of a follow-up novel to the better-known "Little Women." Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: March, teacher, school, stuffy. 15184

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Caesar, Gallic War Book VII, Allcroft (M.A.(Oxon.)), A.H. ;   Masom (M.A. Lond. And Cantab.), W.F.
5 Caesar, Gallic War Book VII
Allcroft (M.A.(Oxon.)), A.H. ; Masom (M.A. Lond. And Cantab.), W.F.. University Tutorial Press, London, Paperback, 174mm x 124mm , 152 + 61pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback has been read and handled, some wear and a little grubbiness to edges but overall tight and clean with only light pencil markings. School student Latin text of the seventh book of Caesar's account of the Gallic wars, edited with notes and introduction by Allcroft and Masom. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Caesar. Gallic, France, Latin. 7980

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Cheltenham Ladies - A History of Cheltenham Ladies College, Avery, Gillian
6 Cheltenham Ladies - A History of Cheltenham Ladies College
Avery, Gillian. James & James, London, 2003. first edition, Hardback, 245mm x 194mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book has been handled but still bright and clean. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. Superbly researched and lavishly illustrated history of an eminent English school for girls. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: academy, hockey, boarding, schoolgirl. 15062

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Cambridge School Shakespeare - King John, Baldwin, Pat ;   Gibson, Rex         (eds)
7 Cambridge School Shakespeare - King John
Baldwin, Pat ; Gibson, Rex (eds). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994. first thus, Paperback, 226mm x 152mm , 188pp. Black and white illustrations. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Paperback is near fine, surely unread. An edition of Shakespeare's lesser-known history play designed for students with the complete text of the play and facing-page analysis and guidance. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, John, Faulconbridge, Cambridge. 7482

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A History of the Evangelical Party in the Church of England, Balleine, G.R.
8 A History of the Evangelical Party in the Church of England
Balleine, G.R.. Longmans Green, London, 1933. third edition, Hardback, 190mm x 125mm orange cloth boards, black titles, third edition, xi prelims, 346+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is ex-school lib with sticker on inner front board. Book has been well read over years - now bumped and scuffed with edges grubby. First published in 1908, this is Balleine's excellent account of a nonconformist faction which remained within Anglicanism. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: Wesley, dissent, Oxford, Anglican. 13601

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Cambridge School Shakespeare - King Henry V, Bell, Marilyn ;   dane, Elizabeth ;      Dane John  (ed)
9 Cambridge School Shakespeare - King Henry V
Bell, Marilyn ; dane, Elizabeth ; Dane John (ed). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993. first thus, Paperback, 226mm x 152mm , 236pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Papeerback has been well read, sticker on spine, some creasing of covers, also some pencil markings. An edition of Shakespeare's great English history play designed for students with the complete text of the play and facing-page analysis and guidance. Catalogue: Shakespeare. Keywords: Shakespeare, Henry, Agincourt. 7464

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10 The Naughtiest Girl in the School
Blyton, Enid. George Newnes, London, 1940. first edition, Hardback, 215mm x 154mm orange cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 184pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by W. Lindsay Cable. Fair/NoWrapper. Book generally bumped and worn, some light staining and fading to boards and spine, block darkened with some foxing in places, edges grubby from handling. Binding tight. Second impression of first edition of classic Blyton schoolgirl tale. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Blyton, schoolgirl, Elizabeth This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 9116

Price: 55.00 GBP
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11 The Player's Library - the Catalogue of the Library of the British Drama League
Boas, Frederick S.. Faber & Faber, London, 1950. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 1115pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Ex-school library. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, attachment of front board loose and damaged, pages well-thumbed but clean and unmarked save for occasional library stamps. Reference guide to plays and playwrights. Catalogue: Theatrical History. Keywords: Plays, playwrights, drama, reference This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 8610

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Robert Raikes of Gloucester, Booth, Frank
12 Robert Raikes of Gloucester
Booth, Frank. National Christian Education Council, Redhill, Surrey, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 147mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 188+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear from handling. Sundry Raikes-related ephemera - cuttings, brochure and letter. Dustwrapper has been handled, some wear and fraying along top edge. Biography of the wealthy eighteenth century Englishman who founded the Sunday School movement. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Christian, Sunday, Gloucester, newspaper. 13558

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The Manor House School, Brazil, Angela
13 The Manor House School
Brazil, Angela. Blackie and Son, London, Hardback, 185mm x 125mm blue decorated boards, 256+pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by A.A. Dixon. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book is generally bumped and worn, exterior edges frayed, block edges grubby, binding weak at front, but otherwise clean and tight. No date or edition stated but perhaps a 1920s print of Brazil's popular schoolgirl novel first published in 1910. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: schoolgirl, school, wheeze, jolly. 15187

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14 The Romans in Britain - An Anthology of Inscriptions with translations and a running commentary
Burn, A.R.. Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1932. first edition, Hardback, 188mm x 126mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 228+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ex-school lib with sticker and stamps and inscriptions, generally bumped and worn with block edges grubby from handling. Some pencil marks to text, pages otherwise clean. Anthology of Latin inscriptions left in Britain by the Romans. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Rome, Latin, villa, Britannia. 11880

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The West Country, Burton, S.H.
15 The West Country
Burton, S.H.. Robert Hale, London, 1972. first edition, Hardback, 240mm x 157mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 352+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Formal school gift inscription part-stickered on front endpaper. Book has been read but still clean, faint foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and fraying to edges. Volume from "The Regions of Britain" series offers an illustrated historical tour of the West Country of England all the way to Land's End. Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: Cornwall, Somerset, Devon, Tamar. 15395

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Commentariorum de Bello Gallico - Liber VI, Caesaris, C. Iuli;   Kennedy (M.A.), E.C.
16 Commentariorum de Bello Gallico - Liber VI
Caesaris, C. Iuli; Kennedy (M.A.), E.C.. University Tutorial Press, London, 1971. first thus, Paperback, 184mm x 123mm , viii prelims, 162pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Papreback has been well read with general grubbiness and wear from handling, pencil notes to Latin text. Small distributor sticker on front. Palatine Classics School student Latin text of the sixth book of Caesar's account of the Gallic Wars, edited with notes and introduction by Kennedy. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: Caesar. Gallic, France, Latin. 7978

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Ministering Children - A Sequel, Charlesworth, Maria Louisa
17 Ministering Children - A Sequel
Charlesworth, Maria Louisa. Seeley & Co., London, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, 72nd thousand state, vi prelims, 434pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. School prize sticker dated 1907 on inner front board. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed. Differential fading to endpapers. Striking foxing to block edges seeping onto page edges. Classic, morally uplifting Victorian work intended primarily for the instruction of children. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Charlesworth, Ministering, sequel. 4234

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18 School Nature Rambles
Chattaway, E.. OUP - Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1912. first edition, Hardback, 192mm x 134mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 221+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Binding now a little stiff, exposed at spine on pp.16-17, exterior bumped and scuffed, block edges darkened by age, pages basically clean. A month-by-month guide for teachers, full of practical lessons for children on the natural life-cycle of the seasons. Catalogue: Country Lore. Keywords: season, plant, climate, teaching. 13084

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Robin Philipson 1916-1992, Clifford, Timothy ;   Calvocoressi, Richard
19 Robin Philipson 1916-1992
Clifford, Timothy ; Calvocoressi, Richard. National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1999. first edition, Paperback, 214mm x 245mm , 60pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. 60-page paperback catalogue is bright and clean with minimal wear. Small price sticker on rear. Catalogue for a major 1999 exhibition of paintings by a significant artist of the Edinbugh School. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: cockfighting, poppies, Edinburgh. 10721

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20 The Life of the Rev. Thos. Collins
Colby, Reverend Samuel. Elliot Stock, London, 1871. fourth edition, Hardback, 187mm x 123mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, fourth edition, 492pp. plus index, Less than good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book is ex-Sunday school lib with inscribed stickers on inner frontboard and spine. Boards now faded/dicoloured at edges, also bumped at corners, block edges ragged, but otherwise tight and clean with no markings. Biography of a 19th century churchman. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: Jesus, church, preacher, Victorian. 12231

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School and Sport - Recollections of a Busy Life, Collins, Tom
21 School and Sport - Recollections of a Busy Life
Collins, Tom. Elliot Stock, London, 1905. first edition, Hardback, 195mm x 128mm buff cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 267pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and grubby, front has slipped 1cm in advance of rear, binding tight. Foxing to block edges, also opening/closing pages, edges also grubby and ragged as cut. Recollections of Victorian school and sporting life by the ex-headmaster of Newport School in Shropshire. Catalogue: Sport and games. Keywords: Victorian, education, sport, punishment. 7239

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Those Happy Days - An Anthology of Childhood, Cook, Hartley Kemball
22 Those Happy Days - An Anthology of Childhood
Cook, Hartley Kemball. George Allen & Unwin, London, 1945. first edition, Hardback, 200mm x 134mm pink cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 165pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Nora S. Unwin. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is a wartime production but not flimsy. Exterior bumped, light wear from handling, spine a litle faded, pages clean, owner stamp uncompleted on front endpaper with pencil inscription. Inscribed in pencil as "An interesting look at childhood from the perspective of an author gathering the material in the early 1940s." Catalogue: Humour. Keywords: infancy, school, nursery, Sunday. 14357

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23 Hey Nostradamus!
Coupland, Douglas. Flamingo, London, 2003. first edition, Hardback, 215mm x 137mm maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 3rd impression, , 244pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear, but with bottom corner creasing to ten later pages. A surprising and soulful novel concerning a young pregnant woman gunned down in a high school cafeteria… Catalogue: Literature and novels. Keywords: testament, Cheryl, violence. 15759

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Lion-Hearted - The Story of Bishop Hannington's Life, told for boys and girls, Dawson (M.A.), Reverend E.C.
24 Lion-Hearted - The Story of Bishop Hannington's Life, told for boys and girls
Dawson (M.A.), Reverend E.C.. Seeley & Co., London, 1908. Hardback, 202mm x 130mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, 22nd thousand state, 196pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped but basically clean. Block likewise clean, save for grubbiness and foxing to edges. Sunday School sticker on front endpaper.. The inspirational story of the first Anglican Bishop of East Africa, who died violently for his faith in 1885. Illustrated from trhe Bishop's own sketches. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: Anglican, Africa, martyr. 9568

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The Great Dutch Admirals, de Liefde, Jacob
25 The Great Dutch Admirals
de Liefde, Jacob. W. Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1884. fifth edition, Hardback, 186mm x 124mm green decorated boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, 351+pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Townley Green. et al. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, ends of spine frayed, block edges a little grubby, differntial fading to endpapers, Sunday School prize sticker (1889) on inner front board, also small retailer sticker. Block basically tight anhd clean. Biographies of seven famous Dutch naval commanders - from Jacob van Heemskerk to Corneilis Tromp. Catalogue: Biography. Keywords: Netherlands, sea, Hein, Evertsen. 9391

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Vindicatrix - The story of a ship and a training school, Derham, Roy
26 Vindicatrix - The story of a ship and a training school
Derham, Roy. Baron Birch, 1996. first edition, Hardback, 267mm x 204mm decorated boards, 145pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Exterior is bumped at corners, book is clean and tight overall. Epehemeral "vindi news" of May 1997 and other related ephemera. Generously illustrated account of a Clyde-built three-master which saw the world under different flags and ended up as a Sea Training School. Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: war, U-boat, clyde. 14483

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Modern Britain - Life and Work through Two Centuries of Change, Derry, T.K. ;   Jarman, T.L.
27 Modern Britain - Life and Work through Two Centuries of Change
Derry, T.K. ; Jarman, T.L.. John Murray, London, 1979. first edition, Paperback, 22cm x 15cm , 390pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Some shelf grubbiness to block edges, paperback otherwise impressively clean and tight with no creasing. School students' resource which offers a history of Britain from the Industrial Revolution through the wars of the 20th century and into the modern age. Catalogue: History. Keywords: Britain, Industrial, population, Empire. 10421

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28 Wellington Roll of Honour 1939-1945
Edinger, George. R.H. Johns, Newport, 1949. first edition, Hardback, 290mm x 215mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vii prelims, 249pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Boards and spine generally faded, both evenly and unevenly in places. Spine and boards bumped. Block edges foxed and grubby. Text and photographs anre clean and unmarked. Depressingly large book produced as tribute to all the old boys of Wellington School who perished in the Second World War, giving details of the schooldays and military service of the dead, along with service photographs. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Wellington, boys, war, dead. This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3986

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Against Deconstruction, Ellis, John M.
29 Against Deconstruction
Ellis, John M.. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1989. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , x prelims, 168pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, with minor indentations to covers but no creasing. Inscribed price sticker on rear. Excellent counterblast to the prevailing school of literary criticism in the late 1980s by the Professor of German at the University of California.. Catalogue: Literary Criticism. Keywords: Culler, Fish, Derrida, postmodern. 11133

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St. Wynfrith and its Inmates, Everett-Green, Evelyn
30 St. Wynfrith and its Inmates
Everett-Green, Evelyn. Jarrold, London, Hardback, 191mm x 125mm blue decorated boards, gilt titles, , 400+pp. Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. School prize sticker dated 1909 on inner front board. Bookj is tight and solid, spine and boards basically clean. Notable foxing to block edges, also lightly to opening and closing pages and block is a little wobbly also. No date or edition given for this wholesome women's novel, but 1909 seems a credible publication date. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Wynfrith, Evelyn, novel. 9039

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