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1 Looking Back at Clothes and Fashion
Macmillan & Co 1988 First Edition Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good Illustrated in colour throughout 
198400 
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2 Time Capsule 1940 - A History of the Year Condensed From the Pages of Time
Time-Life 1968 Trade Paperback very Good Illustrated with mono photos 
115520 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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3 Allison, Ronald The Country Life Book of Britain in the Seventies.
Country Life 1980 0600315738 / 9780600315735 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine 
Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 115816 
Price: 7.20 GBP
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4 Anon Old English Coffee Houses
The Rodale Press 1954 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Good. Illustrated with drawings in mono and colour 
38pp. Slight damage to bottom of spine; gift inscription on front endpaper 116555 
Price: 3.60 GBP
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Medieval People, Bagley, J. J.
5 Bagley, J. J. Medieval People
BT Batsford 1978 0713410469 / 9780713410464 First edition Hardback with dustwrapper Very Good plus Very good plus With 56 black-and-white illustrations 
Light shelf wear with sunned spine: large 4to: Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve: 72pp including index. Introductory biographies of ten such representative medieval folk as Roger Bacon, the Abbot of Rievaulx, Elizabeth Paston, Margaret Beaufort, and so on. 745018 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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The Character of England, Barker, Ernest (Editor)
6 Barker, Ernest (Editor) The Character of England
Readers Union and Oxford University Press 1950 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
A series of essays on how we were, or perceived to be, in the years immediately after the war. Contributors include Jacquetta Hawkes on Land and People, G M Young on Government, Lady Violet Bonham Carter on Childhood and Education, C T Onions on the English language, A E Richardson RA on the Visual Arts, Vita Sackvillle-West on outdoor life, Rebecca West on the Englishman Abroad, and many others. 548237 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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A Century of Style, Barwick, Sandra
7 Barwick, Sandra A Century of Style
George Allen and Unwin 1984 0043910092 / 9780043910092 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good Good Illustrated in black-and-white throughout 
EX-library with the usual stamps and imperfections 187pp including bibliography and index 768253 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Golden Calm - An English Lady's Life in Moghul Delhi., Bayley, Emily Lady Clive, Sir Thomas Metcalfe, and M M Kaye (ed)
8 Bayley, Emily Lady Clive, Sir Thomas Metcalfe, and M M Kaye (ed) The Golden Calm - An English Lady's Life in Moghul Delhi.
Webb & Bower 1980 0906671191 / 9780906671191 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good. Exquisitely illustrated in colour with over 100 facsimile pages of 'The Delhi Book. 
Wrapper (price clipped) shows signs of wear. 217pp plus index. Red simulated leather boards with gilt decoration on the front panel. The reminiscences of Emily, Lady Clive Bayley, as a young lady growing to maturity amid the flamboyant finery of the dying Moghul Empire. The addition of over 110 facsimile pages of the Delhi Book compiled by her father, Sir Thomas Metcalfe, complete with reproductions of commissioned illustrations from some of the finest of the Delhi artists makes this a sumptuous book indeed. One beautiful 6-page fold-out illustrates His Majesty the King of Delhi proceeding in full State to the Ed-Gah or place of sacrifice to celebrate the Festival of the Eed ool Koorban or the Chief Sacrificial Festival. 112106 
Price: 6.75 GBP
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The Victorian Scene: 1837-1901, Bentley, Nicolas
9 Bentley, Nicolas The Victorian Scene: 1837-1901
George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 1968 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good to Very Good. Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, reproduction art works, facsimile documents and publicity material, etc., etc. 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has sunned spine and is discoloured internally along edges. Large 4to:296 pp. including index Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 645137 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Private Housing and the Working Class, Benwell Community Project
10 Benwell Community Project Private Housing and the Working Class
Benwell Community Project 1978 0906316022 / 9780906316023 Large format Paperback. Good reading Copy. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout text. 
Ex College library with book plate, stamps, and usual imperfections. Some overall wear. Hinges repaired. Library-Laminated Card Covers. 111pp. 665380 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Black Book: A selective shopping tour with Sheila Black., Black, Sheila
11 Black, Sheila The Black Book: A selective shopping tour with Sheila Black.
Cole, Black and Partners 1976 0905616006 / 9780905616001 Large format paperback Very Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white 
Retail therapy, 1970s style. 510005 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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Sexual Life in England, Bloch, Dr Ivan
12 Bloch, Dr Ivan Sexual Life in England
Corgi 1965 Paperback Good to Very Good. 
Pages beginning to yellow. Some shelf wear. 542pp including bibliography. 652072 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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13 Bragg, Melvyn Speak For England: an Essay on England 1900-1975 based on interviews with inhabitants of Wigton, Cumberland.
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1976 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with mono photos 
Wrapper faded on spine, but otherwise a nice clean hardly-read copy. 115803 
Price: 3.38 GBP
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The Georgian Gentleman, Brander, Michael
14 Brander, Michael The Georgian Gentleman
Saxon House 1973 0347002007 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Worn Illustrated with drawings and black-and-white photographs 
Wrapper (now protected) has considerable wear at edges, and a small tear. 223 pp. How the eighteenth century toffs lived. 647127 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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15 Brown Jonathan The English Market Town - A Social And Economic History 1750 - 1914
The Crowood Press 1986 0946284814 / 9780946284818 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good or better Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Ex school library; usual stamp marks and library ticket pasted inside back cover; wrapper has slight wear and tear 118243 
Price: 6.98 GBP
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16 Callery, Sean Scandals - Gripping accounts of the exposed and deposed
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1993 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Good Illustrated in colour and mono 
115948 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Barbara Cartland's Book of Love and Lovers, Cartland, Barbara
17 Cartland, Barbara Barbara Cartland's Book of Love and Lovers
New York: Ballantine Books 1978 0345278275 / 9780345278272 Large format paperback Very Good plus Illustrated in colour and black-and-white 
Unread, but with some shelf wear to covers 575192 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Yes Mum No Mum: Life in domestic service, Chapman, Marie and Ben
18 Chapman, Marie and Ben Yes Mum No Mum: Life in domestic service
Beverley: Hutton Press 1992 1872167152 / 9781872167152 Large format paperback Near Fine Illustrated throughout text in black-and-white, with photographs, facsimile advertising material, etc. 
Owners name on endpaper. 541030 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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The Price of Progress: Cobbett's England 1780-1835, Clarke, John
19 Clarke, John The Price of Progress: Cobbett's England 1780-1835
Granada Publishing 1977 0246106042 / 9780246106049 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good Fair Illustrated in black-and-white, mainly from contemporary cartoons and artworks. 
Wrapper has edge wear and some loss on rear panel. A remarkably vivid portrait, taken not only from Cobbett but also from other contemporary sources, of English life in an age of dramatic change. 567052 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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20 Coleridge, Lady Georgina (Introduction) The Lady's Realm: A Selection from the Monthly Issues: November 1904 to April 1905.
Arrow Books 1972 0099067404 / 9780099067405 First Edition Trade Paperback Good Illustrated with mono photos and drawings 
A Facsimile reproduction of the original pages. Some overall wear. 115776 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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