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1 42556 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? : MAGAZINE - BACK ISSUES IN STOCK

Immediate Media, Magazine Good 
Looking for a missing issue for your collection? Back issues of the family history magazine in stock - please contact us with your requirements. Illustrated. 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
2 49400 DETECTOR FINDS (THIRD EDITION)
Bailey, G.
Greenlight, 1999 1897738021 / 9781897738023 Paperback Good 
Paperback; very good in creased card covers. Third revised edition. ; A guide to dating and identifiying artefacts including: buckles, shoe clasps, buttons, hook fastners, tokens, brooches, pipe tampers, candle snuffers, hasps and clasps, horse decorations, and spurs. Illustrated with line drawings and b/w photographs. ; 98 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
3 49389 DETECTOR FINDS 2
Bailey, G.
Greenlight, 1995 1897738013 / 9781897738016 Paperback Good 
Paperback; good in creased and scuffed (where price stickers removed) , card covers. ; A guide to dating and identifiying artefacts including: thimbles, spoons, foot patterns, watch keys, jettons, sword and dagger chapes, lead weights, brass horse bells, barrel locks, purse frames, horse pendants, toy cannons, furniture fittings, medieval cased mirrors and pocket sundials. Illustrated with line drawings and b/w photographs. ; 98 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
4 49402 DETECTOR FINDS 3
Bailey, G.
Greenlight, 2001 1897738226 / 9781897738221 Paperback Good 
Paperback; very good in creased card covers. ; A guide to dating and identifiying artefacts including: Roman and Saxon pins, Medieval purse holders, barrel locks, candle holders, belt decorations, saddle pommels, bayonet and scabbard hooks, lace tags, keys, rings, chess pieces, buckles and buttons. Illustrated with line drawings and b/w and colour photographs. ; 94 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
5 49180 TOTEM POLES: ACCORDING TO CRESTS AND TOPICS (VOLUME 1)
Barbeau, M.
Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1990 0660129027 / 9780660129020 Paperback Good 
Volume 1. Paperback; blemish to edge of pages otherwise good in creased card covers. ; First published 1950. With New Foreword by Dr. George F. MacDonald. Illustrated. ; 433 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
6 43869 SLIPWARE
Barker, D.
Shire Publications Ltd., 1993 0747802211 / 9780747802211 Booklet Good 
Booklet; good in scuffed and creased card covers. ; Illustrated. ; Shire Album; Vol. 297; 32 pages 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
 
7 26845 BOARD AND TABLE GAMES FROM MANY CIVILIZATIONS
Bell, R. C.
Oxford, 1960 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good. ; The rules of the games, plus brief biographies of games compilers and historians, 164 illustrations & photographs; 208 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
8 43675 THE HANDMADE BASKET BOOK
Board, R.
New Holland, 2002 1859749925 / 9781859749920 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; An illustrated introduction. Step-by-step guide to stake and strand, frame, plaited ad coiled baskets. ; 80 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 51854 BASKETWORK THROUGH THE AGES
Bobart, H. H.
The Basketmakers Association, 1997 0951111027 / 9780951111024 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Reprint of the 1935 edition. Illustrated. ; 174 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
10 36052 THE POX: THE LIFE AND NEAR DEATH OF A VERY SOCIAL DISEASE
Brown, K.
Sutton, 2006 0750940417 / 9780750940412 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 18.99. ; The unwholesome history of syphilis and gonorrhoea from the Renaissance to present day. Illustrated. ; 278 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 24349 WINDMILLS OF ENGLAND
Brown, R. J.
Robert Hale, 1996 0709156413 / 9780709156413 Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased and marked dustjacket. ; Comprehensive study detailing their construction and preservation, illustrated by nearly 100 pen and ink drawings by the author; reprint, first published 1976.; 256 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
12 37899 RIOT, REVELRY AND ROUT: SPORT IN LOWLAND SCOTLAND BEFORE 1860
Burnett, J.
Tuckwell Press, 2000 1862320039 / 9781862320031 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; A history of sport in Scotland from medieval times until the early years of Victoria's reign. Illustrated. ; 287 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
13 55035 THE WAR AGAINST THE SEALS: A HISTORY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SEAL FISHERY
Busch, B. C.
McGill - Queens University Press, 1987 0773506101 / 9780773506107 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; Illustrations, maps & tables. ; 374 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
14 32043 THE CHANGING ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE 1400-1700
Cantor, L.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987 0710205015 / 9780710205018 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Evolution of the rural landscape, from Medieval times; includes the introduction of new farming methods and industrial techniques. Illustrated. ; 190 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 54814 SPANISH TEXAS 1519-1821
Chipman, D. E.
University of Texas Press, 2000 0292776594 / 9780292776593 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. Reprint. ; Maps, +xiiipp. ; 343 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
16 55055 A HISTORY OF RUSSIA, CENTRAL ASIA AND MONGOLIA: VOLUME 1: INNER EURASIA FROM PREHISTORY TO THE MONGOL EMPIRE
Christian, D.
Blackwell Publishers, 2000 0631208143 / 9780631208143 Paperback Good 
Paperback; crease to margins of a few pages otherwise good in lightly creased card covers. ; Maps, tables & illustrations; +xxiiipp. ; 472 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
17 50260 BOOKBINDER'S FINISHING TOOL MAKERS 1780-1965
Conroy, T.
Oak Knoll Press / the Plough Press, 2002 0902813161 / 9780902813168 Hardcover New 
New hardback copies. Issued without dustjacket. ; Illustrated. +xliipp. ; 300 pages 
Price: 24.99 GBP

 
18 46834 A SHORT HISTORY OF CODES AND CIPHERS 400BC TO 1660AD
Davies, J.
Stuart Press, 2003 1858042151 / 9781858042152 Booklet New 
Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 12 pages 
Price: 3.00 GBP

 
 
19 45649 WRITING THE PAST
Davies, J.
Stuart Press, 2005 1858042062 / 9781858042060 Booklet New 
Booklet, new copies. ; A guide to the methods, materials and manners as well as hands used between the years 1300-1660. Illustrated. Includes a practical guide to making a quill pen. ; Social; 35 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 18065 HISTORY ON LONDON WALLS
Day, E. M.
J. L. Workman & Co., N.D. Hardcover Good 
Hardback; foxing to endpapers otherwise very good in pictorial boards. (no published date, circa1950s. ) ; 'A guide to the past as remembered by the present'. The commemorative wall plaques with locations in London. Illustrated by Alec Campbell. ; 92 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
21 46946 THE ART OF THE TINSMITH: ENGLISH AND AMERICAN
Devoe, S. S.
Schiffer, 1981 0916838595 / 9780916838591 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in yellowed and creased dustjacket. ; A history of the manufacturing process and methods of decoration. Examples of the variety of wares and details which help identify English and American workmanship. Numerous photographs.; 222 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 35551 EAT THY NEIGHBOUR: A HISTORY OF CANNIBALISM
Diehl, D. & Donnelly, D.
Sutton Publishing, 2006 0750943726 / 9780750943727 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in scuffed dustjacket. ; Cannibalism and cannibals from the earliest known incidents to the present day. Illustrated. ; 246 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
23 45410 THE EDINBURGH HISTORY OF SCOTLAND (4 VOLUME SET)
Donaldson, G.
Mercat Press, Paperback Good 
Four Volume Paperback set . Vol 2 and 4 - dent to corners of pages, otherwise a good clean set that look unread. ; Vol 1: The Making of the Kingdom; Vol 2: The Later Middle Ages; Vol 3: James V-James VII; Vol 4: 1689 to the Present (c.1977). Reprints published 1996-1998. 705+695+470+449pp. 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
24 55041 THE SPAIN OF THE CATHOLIC MONARCHS 1474-1520
Edwards, J.
Blackwell Publishers, 2000 0631221433 / 9780631221432 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; A History of Spain. Maps. ; 324 pages 
Price: 19.99 GBP

 
 
25 43676 AN INTRODUCTION TO BASKETMAKING
Edwards, L.
Silverdale Books, 2003 1856057429 / 9781856057424 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; A step-by-step guide. With 19 projects. ; 128 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 53008 THE MUGHAL THRONE: THE SAGA OF INDIA'S GREAT EMPERORS
Eraly, A.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2003 1842127233 / 9781842127230 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Indian history from 1526 to 1707. (First published as 'Emperors of the Peacock Throne: the Saga of the Great Mughals'. ) 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
27 55039 SPAIN IN THE LIBERAL AGE FROM CONSTITUTION TO CIVIL WAR, 1808-1939
Esdaile, C. J.
Blackwell Publishers, 2000 0631219137 / 9780631219132 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; A History of Spain. Maps. ; 434 pages 
Price: 19.99 GBP

 
28 29423 DOMESTIC UTENSILS OF WOOD FROM THE XVITH TO THE XIXTH CENTURY
Evan-Thomas, O.
EP Publishing Limited, 1973 0854098917 / 9780854098910 Hardcover Good 
Hardback, exlib; usual library markings and lables, edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in yellowed and torn dustjacket. Reprint of 1932 edition. ; A short history of wooden articles in domestic use from the sixteenth to the middle of the nineteenth century. Drinking vessels, bowls, wooden platters, trenchers, mortars, mills, snuff boxes, pipe cases, spoons, nutcrackers, kitchen utensils etc. With 69 b/w plates. ; 178 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
29 43529 TOYS, TRIFLES & TRINKETS: BASE-METAL MINIATURES FROM LONDON 1200 TO 1800
Forsyth, H. & Egan, G.
Museum of London / Unicorn Press, 2005 0906290740 / 9780906290743 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 45.00. ; A comprehensive study of the Museum of London's collection of pewter toys and miniatures. With 725 illustrations, 14 in colour. ; 480 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
30 27205 THE AFRICAN DREAM
Gardner, B.
History Book Club, 1970 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in faded dustjacket. ; A history of the British in Africa up to 1968. Illustrations & maps. ; 331 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
31 46962 IN THE SADDLE: AN EXPLORATION OF THE SADDLE THROUGH HISTORY
Gilmour, L. (edited. )
Archetype Publications, 2004 1873132891 / 9781873132890 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; Based on a 2002 conference of the Archaeologicial Leather Group. Topics include Roman saddles, Anglo-Saxon saddles, Medieval war saddles, Stuart saddles, archaeology, conservation and re-construction. Illustrated with 50 colour photographs and illustrations. ; 96 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
32 32291 THE TOWER MENAGERIE: BEING THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF THE ROYAL COLLECTION OF WILD AND FEROCIOUS BEASTS
Hahn, D.
Simon & Schuster, 2003 0743220811 / 9780743220811 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published 15.99.; The six hundred year history of London's first zoo. Illustrated. ; 260 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
33 55428 INQUISITION: A SELECTED SURVEY OF THE COLLECTION OF TORTURE INSTRUMENTS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO OUR TIMES HOUSED IN THE CRIMINOLOGY MUSEUM, MILAN
Held, R.
Avon & Arno Publishers, 1991 8885035078 / 9788885035072 Paperback Good 
Paperback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in lightly creased card covers. Dual English and Italian text. ; Illustrated with b/w photographs and illustrations. ; 158 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
34 55008 COLLECTING BABY RATTLES AND TEETHERS
Hersey, M.
Krause Publications, 1998 0870697668 / 9780870697661 Paperback Good 
Paperback; dent to corners of a few pages otherwise good in lightly creased card covers. ; Nearly 300 colour photographs of rattles and teethers from around the world. ; 160 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
35 40655 SURREY CLAY TOBACCO PIPES
Higgins, D.
BAR, N.D. Paperback Fair 
Paperback; corner crease to a few pages otherwise good in creased cards covers. ; Reprinted from 'The Archaeology of the Clay Tobacco Pipe VI. Pipes and kilns in the London region' ed. Peter Davey; pub.1981. Illustrated. ; 100 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
36 34231 MAPS FOR LOCAL HISTORY
Hindle, P.
B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1988 0713455837 / 9780713455830 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; previous owner's sticker to endpaper otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Batsford Local History Series. A comprehensive guide to the use of historical maps in local studies. With 93 maps. ; 160 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
37 40267 PEWTER: A CELEBRATION OF THE CRAFT, 1200-1700
Hornsby, P. R. G. , Weinstein, R. , & Homer, R.f.
The Museum of London, 1989 0904818365 / 9780904818369 Paperback Fair 
Paperback; corners of a few pages creased otherwise a good, clean copy in creased and scuffed card covers. ; Catalogue of the Museum of London exhibition, held May 1989 -May 1990. Illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and illustrations. ; 112 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
38 54810 A HISTORY OF THE HABSBURG EMPIRE, 1526-1918
Kann, R. A.
University of California Press, 1980 0520042069 / 9780520042063 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. Reprint. ; +xivpp. ; 646 pages 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
39 36451 EARLY PLASTICS (SECOND EDITION)
Katz, S. M.
Shire Publications Ltd., 1994 0747802440 / 9780747802440 Booklet Good 
Shire Album 168. Booklet; dent to corners of pages otherwise good in creased card covers. ; An introduction to the development of plastics from their natural origins up to the earliest synthetics, Illustrated. ; Shire Album; Vol. 168; 32 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
40 55001 EMIGRANTS AND EXPATS: A GUIDE TO SOURCES ON UK EMIGRATION AND RESIDENTS OVERSEAS
Kershaw, R.
Public Record Office, 2002 1903365325 / 9781903365328 Paperback Very Good 
Public Record Office Reader's Guide No.20. Paperback; very good in lightly creased card covers. ; A guide to the wealth of records charting the history of UK emigration from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century. Illustrated. ; 127 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
41 51359 ANTIQUE ADVERTISING ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME II
Klug, R.
Schiffer, 1985 0887401414 / 9780887401411 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in marked pictorial boards. ; A pictorial study, with b/w and colour photographs. Antique and old signs, match holders, door pushes, gum machines, cigar cutters and lighters, pails, pot and pan scrapers, music artwork, Heinz food containers, brewery trays and other items. Includes (1985) price guide. ; 240 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
42 29221 THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH PATIENT: A GUIDE TO SOURCES FOR THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE
Lane, J.
Sutton, 2000 0750921455 / 9780750921459 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; The social history of medicine, from medical practice and practicioners, nurses and midwives and patients' own accounts of illness to diseases and treatments, mortality, institutions, charities and the Welfare State. Illustrated. ; 208 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
43 40539 A HISTORY OF ISLAMIC SOCIETIES
Lapidus, I. M.
Cambridge University Press, 1999 0521295491 / 9780521295499 Paperback New 
New paperback copies. Reprint. ; History from the seventh century up to about 1983. First published 1988. Illustrations, maps, tables +xxxipp. ; 1002 pages 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
44 28152 THE COMMANDERY, OR THE HOSPITAL OF ST. WULSTAN, WORCESTER
Lata, C. & Molyneaux, N.
Worcester City Museum Service, 1981 Booklet Fine 
Booklet; fine in card covers. Second edition. ; An illustrated visitors guide. ; 34 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
 
45 34749 REINTERPRETING SCOTLAND'S LAST TWO CENTURIES OF INDEPENDENCE
Lenman, B.
The Historical Journal, 1982 Booklet Fair 
Booklet; some foxing and creasing to pages otherwise good. ; Academic offprint taken from the Historical Journal, 25, 1 (1982) pp. 217-228.; 12 pages 
Price: 2.00 GBP

 
46 36687 LUDLOW: A HISTORIC TOWN IN WORDS AND PICTURES
Lloyd, D. & Klein, P.
Phillimore, 1984 0850335140 / 9780850335149 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; An illustrated study tracing the development of the town from contemporary accounts and early photographs and illustrations. ; 132 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
47 47130 INVESTIGATING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: SOURCES FOR LOCAL HISTORIANS
Lord, E.
Tempus, 1999 0752414267 / 9780752414263 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased and price-clipped dustjacket. ; An introduction to available sources - from local government bodies to national archives. Illustrated. ; 160 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
48 29277 THE ENGLISH PIG: A HISTORY
Malcolmson, R. & Mastoris, S.
Hambledon and London, 2001 1852853352 / 9781852853358 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published 16.99.; Illustrated. ; 160 pages 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
49 41757 A HISTORY OF BACKGAMMON FROM CLASSICAL TIMES TO 1800
Miller, R.
Stuart Press, 2013 1858042895 / 9781858042893 Booklet New 
Booklet; new copies. ; The origins and history of backgammon, and the development and movement of the game from the Arab world into Europe. Illustrated. ; Social; 40 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
50 37007 THE HISTORY OF CHESS FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1600
Miller, R.
Stuart Press, 2011 1858042534 / 9781858042534 Booklet New 
Booklet, new copies. ; A brief study tracing the origins of chess. The information contained should help the re-enactor portray the game, pieces, board and play from its origins to the early modern period. ; Social; 28 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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