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Image for THE WIDOW'S TREASURE - REMEDIES AND RECIPES FROM 1639

THE WIDOW'S TREASURE - REMEDIES AND RECIPES FROM 1639

By: Anon.

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1999

Seller ID: 47028

ISBN: 1858041392

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Transcription of a published 1639 receipt book, mainly medicinal with some culinary and veterinary material. ; Social; 56 pages View more info

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THE BOKE FOR A JUSTYCE OF PEACE (THE BOOK FOR A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE)

By: Anon.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stuart Press:

Seller ID: 13772

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Reprint of the 1534 edition. Manual for a Justice of the Peace; a guide for keeping sessions, statutes & common laws - useful reference for living history. ; Social; 40 pages View more info

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THE GODS HAVE SPOTS

By: Appleby, D.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1993

Seller ID: 47031

ISBN: 1858040167

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; The rather dubious personal lives and business practices of famous seventeenth century painters. ; Social; 32 pages View more info

Image for HISTORY OF PEASANT REVOLTS: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF REBELLION IN EARLY MODERN FRANCE

HISTORY OF PEASANT REVOLTS: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF REBELLION IN EARLY MODERN FRANCE

By: Berce, Y. M. (Whitmore, A. translated. )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 35862

ISBN: 0801497752

Condition: Fair


Paperback; dent to corner of pages otherwise good in creased card covers. ; The peasant revolts of the late sixteenth and seventeenth century. ; 359 pages View more info

Image for MEDIEVAL ENGLISH GROATS

MEDIEVAL ENGLISH GROATS

By: Buck, I.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Greenlight: 2000

Seller ID: 49385

ISBN: 1897738420

Condition: Good


Paperback; very good in creased card covers. ; Definitive study of the coin from its introduction during the reign of Edward I to the early 17th century. Over 400 examples illustrated in colour; described and identified. ; 66 pages View more info

Image for ROBERT DOVER AND THE COTSWOLD OLIMPICK GAMES

ROBERT DOVER AND THE COTSWOLD OLIMPICK GAMES

By: Burns, F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2000

Seller ID: 47093

ISBN: 1858041503

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Description and early history of the Cotswold Olympics established in 1612.; Social; 20 pages View more info

Image for DOMESTIC PEWTER OF 17TH CENTURY ENGLAND: A HISTORICAL RE-ENACTORS GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY AND IT'S PRODUCTS

DOMESTIC PEWTER OF 17TH CENTURY ENGLAND: A HISTORICAL RE-ENACTORS GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY AND IT'S PRODUCTS

By: Campbell, A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2003

Seller ID: 47100

ISBN: 1858041996

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 52 pages View more info

Image for INVADING AMERICA : THE ENGLISH ASSAULT ON THE NEW WORLD 1497-1630

INVADING AMERICA : THE ENGLISH ASSAULT ON THE NEW WORLD 1497-1630

By: Childs, D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 58738

ISBN: 1848321457

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00.; Attempts to settle on the American coast; from Cabot's 'Matthew' in 1497 to Winthrop's fleet in 1630. The vessels and voyages, the ambitions of promoters, the conflict with the native Indians. ; 306 pages View more info

Image for EMIGRANTS IN CHAINS : A SOCIAL HISTORY OF FORCED EMIGRATION TO THE AMERICAS 1607-1776

EMIGRANTS IN CHAINS : A SOCIAL HISTORY OF FORCED EMIGRATION TO THE AMERICAS 1607-1776

By: Coldham, P. W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton: 1992

Seller ID: 59239

ISBN: 0750901845

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Tables. ; 188 pages View more info

Image for MEDIEVAL TOWN WALLS : AN ARCHEOLOGY AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF URBAN DEFENCE

MEDIEVAL TOWN WALLS : AN ARCHEOLOGY AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF URBAN DEFENCE

By: Creighton, O. & Higham, R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tempus: 2005

Seller ID: 59262

ISBN: 0752414453

Condition: Good


Paperback; edge of pages yellowed (low quality paper) otherwise very good in card covers. ; Medieval town defences, mainly in England and Wales, focusing on the period from the Norman Conquest to the English Civil Wars. Emphasis on archaeology and topography but set within an historical framework. With gazetteer of surviving remains. Illustrated. ; 320 pages View more info

Image for A SHORT HISTORY OF CODES AND CIPHERS 400BC TO 1660AD

A SHORT HISTORY OF CODES AND CIPHERS 400BC TO 1660AD

By: Davies, J.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2003

Seller ID: 46834

ISBN: 1858042151

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 12 pages View more info

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POCKET SUNDIALS IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

By: Emmerson, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2003

Seller ID: 47092

ISBN: 1858042003

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 28 pages View more info

Image for TOYS, TRIFLES & TRINKETS : BASE-METAL MINIATURES FROM LONDON 1200 TO 1800

TOYS, TRIFLES & TRINKETS : BASE-METAL MINIATURES FROM LONDON 1200 TO 1800

By: Forsyth, H. & Egan, G.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Museum of London / Unicorn Press: 2005

Seller ID: 43529

ISBN: 0906290740

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LIEUTENANCY PAPERS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS 1580-1614

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LIEUTENANCY PAPERS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS 1580-1614

By: Goring, J. & Wake, J. (Edited.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northamptonshire Record Society: 1975

Seller ID: 55126

Condition: Good


Hardback; bookplate to front paste-down otherwise very good in dented green cloth boards. ; Illustrated. ; 113 pages View more info

Image for 17TH CENTURY DANCING EXPLORED

17TH CENTURY DANCING EXPLORED

By: Hood, P. J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1997

Seller ID: 47050

ISBN: 1858041279

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Based on the 'English Dancing Master'; period dance instructions and music. ; Social; 28 pages View more info

Image for THE LANGUAGE OF LUST: THE SEXUAL VOCABULARY OF THE 16TH & 17TH CENTURIES

THE LANGUAGE OF LUST: THE SEXUAL VOCABULARY OF THE 16TH & 17TH CENTURIES

By: Huggett, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1999

Seller ID: 47032

ISBN: 1858041406

Condition: New


Booklet; new copies. ; Sexual language, words and phrases, slang and vulgar terms from the Elizabethan and Jacobean period. Illustrated. ; Social; 24 pages View more info

Image for DID THEY WASH IN THOSE DAYS? PERSONAL HYGIENE, CLEANLINESS & WASHING IN THE 14TH - 17TH CENTURIES

DID THEY WASH IN THOSE DAYS? PERSONAL HYGIENE, CLEANLINESS & WASHING IN THE 14TH - 17TH CENTURIES

By: Huggett, J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2000

Seller ID: 15446

ISBN: 1858041619

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 16 pages View more info

Image for LUST 1450-1660

LUST 1450-1660

By: Huggett, J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1995

Seller ID: 47094

ISBN: 1858040639

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; How to provoke it, restrain it, and deal with the consequences. Illustrated. ; Social; 16 pages View more info

Image for DANCES FOR LIVING HISTORY EVENTS 1570-1660

DANCES FOR LIVING HISTORY EVENTS 1570-1660

By: Huggett. R.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1997

Seller ID: 47101

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Period dance instructions and music. ; Social; 40 pages View more info

Image for DANCES FOR LIVING HISTORY EVENTS 1440-1530

DANCES FOR LIVING HISTORY EVENTS 1440-1530

By: Huggett. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1999

Seller ID: 46726

ISBN: 1858041368

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Period dance instructions and music. ; Social; 44 pages View more info

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JAMESTOWN REDISCOVERY 1994-2004

By: Kelso, W. M. & Straube, B.

Price: £7.99

Publisher: The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities: 2004

Seller ID: 39498

ISBN: 0917565134

Condition: New


New paperback copies. ; The eighth in the series of APVA 'Jamestown Rediscovery' updates. A synopsis of the last three seasons of excavation on Jamestown Island, and a summary of what went on before it. A fascinating insight into the seventeenth century settlement. Illustrated. ; 218 pages View more info

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JAMESTOWN REDISCOVERY V

By: Kelso, W. M. , Luccketti, N. M. , Straube, B. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities: 1999

Seller ID: 48145

ISBN: 091756507x

Condition: Good


Booklet; very good in scuffed and creased card covers. Signed by William M. Kelso. ; The fifth yearly booklet describing and interpreting the results of the James Fort excavations. Illustrated. ; 57 pages View more info

Image for BRINGERS OF WAR : THE PORTUGUESE IN AFRICA DURING THE AGE OF GUNPOWDER AND SAIL FROM THE FIFTEENTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

BRINGERS OF WAR : THE PORTUGUESE IN AFRICA DURING THE AGE OF GUNPOWDER AND SAIL FROM THE FIFTEENTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

By: Laband, J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Frontline: 2013

Seller ID: 59225

ISBN: 1848326580

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; very good in torn and faded dustjacket. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 262 pages View more info

Image for FLUXES, FEVERS, AND FIGHTING MEN : WAR AND DISEASE IN ANCIEN REGIME EUROPE 1648-1789

FLUXES, FEVERS, AND FIGHTING MEN : WAR AND DISEASE IN ANCIEN REGIME EUROPE 1648-1789

By: Lenihan, P.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Helion & Company Ltd.: 2019

Seller ID: 63469

ISBN: 1911628518

Condition: New


From Reason to Revolution 1721-1815 No.33. New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £29.95.; The proportion of wartime soldiers dying of disease as against combat injury, ran at about 70-75 percent in armies campaigning in Europe between the end of the Thirty Years War and the French Revolution. Illustrated. ; 199 pages View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF CHESS FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1600

THE HISTORY OF CHESS FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1600

By: Miller, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2011

Seller ID: 37007

ISBN: 1858042534

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for A HISTORY OF ALQUERQUE AND DRAUGHTS FROM THEIR ORIGINS TO 1800

A HISTORY OF ALQUERQUE AND DRAUGHTS FROM THEIR ORIGINS TO 1800

By: Miller, R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2015

Seller ID: 48544

ISBN: 1858042925

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Illustrated. ; Social; 36 pages View more info

Image for A HISTORY OF BACKGAMMON FROM CLASSICAL TIMES TO 1800

A HISTORY OF BACKGAMMON FROM CLASSICAL TIMES TO 1800

By: Miller, R.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2013

Seller ID: 41757

ISBN: 1858042895

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for SOFT FURNISHINGS AND TABLE LINEN OF THE COMMON PEOPLE 1580-1660

SOFT FURNISHINGS AND TABLE LINEN OF THE COMMON PEOPLE 1580-1660

By: Morris, R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2002

Seller ID: 38343

ISBN: 1858041783

Condition: New


Booklet; new copies. ; Carpets, cushions, window cloths, matting, wall decorations and coverings, table cloths, napkins towels etc; what was used, and by who, based on probate inventories. (excludes bedding which is covered in a separate booklet) . Illustrated. ; Social; 32 pages View more info

Image for BEDS AND BEDDING 1580-1660

BEDS AND BEDDING 1580-1660

By: Morris, R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1998

Seller ID: 38342

ISBN: 185804135X

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Based on evidence from probate inventories. ; Social; 28 pages View more info

Image for SEX CRIMES FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT

SEX CRIMES FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT

By: Naphy, W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tempus: 2004

Seller ID: 57915

ISBN: 0752429779

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99.; A history of the changing attitudes to sex through three centuries. Sex with man, beast and Satan. Illustrated. ; 255 pages View more info

Image for THE BUILDING OF THE GREEN VALLEY : A RECONSTRUCTION OF AN EARLY SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY RURAL LANDSCAPE

THE BUILDING OF THE GREEN VALLEY : A RECONSTRUCTION OF AN EARLY SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY RURAL LANDSCAPE

By: Peachey, S

Price: £16.99

Publisher: Heritage: 2011

Seller ID: 62889

ISBN: 1905223137

Condition: New


New paperback copies. Reprint. ; The eighteen year story of the construction of the 17th Century landscape used in the BBC 2 television series 'Tales from the Green Valley'. Illustrated. ; 210 pages View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF BACKWELL HILL WOOD 1800-2007

THE HISTORY OF BACKWELL HILL WOOD 1800-2007

By: Peachey, S.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2007

Seller ID: 47033

ISBN: 1858042259

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; A brief history of Bakwell Hill Wood, situated about six miles south west of Bristol. ; Social; 16 pages View more info

Image for GRAYHILL: LIVING HISTORY SCENARIOS 1599 AND 1643

GRAYHILL: LIVING HISTORY SCENARIOS 1599 AND 1643

By: Peachey, S.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2008

Seller ID: 47097

ISBN: 1858042313

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Notes and historic background for historical interpretation. Maps. ; Social; 16 pages View more info

Image for THE COMPLETE RECEIPT BOOK OF LADIE ELYNOR FETIPLACE (THREE VOLUME SET)

THE COMPLETE RECEIPT BOOK OF LADIE ELYNOR FETIPLACE (THREE VOLUME SET)

By: Peachey, S. (Transcribed. )

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1999

Seller ID: 37856

Condition: New


Set of three booklets, new copies. ; Complete transcription of the early seventeenth century receipt book; started in 1604 by Lady Elynor Fettiplace of Appleton Manor, Oxford. Primarily household remedies, with a few cullinary recipes; includes index. ; Social; 144 pages View more info

Image for MEMOIRS OF SIR JOHN RERESBY: THE COMPLETE TEXT AND A SELECTION FROM HIS LETTERS

MEMOIRS OF SIR JOHN RERESBY: THE COMPLETE TEXT AND A SELECTION FROM HIS LETTERS

By: Reresby, J. (Browning, A. edited. )

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Royal Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 24145

ISBN: 0861931289

Condition: Fine


Hardback, fine copy in fine dustjacket (looks unread) . ; Second edition, with a new preface and notes by M. A. Geiter and W. A. Speck. Important source for later 17th century social and political history. First published 1936.; 619 pages View more info

Image for FAIRS IN ENGLAND 1580-1680

FAIRS IN ENGLAND 1580-1680

By: Roddham, A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1999

Seller ID: 47098

ISBN: 1858041414

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Social; 32 pages View more info

Image for THE CIVIL WAR IN LONDON : VOICES FROM THE CITY

THE CIVIL WAR IN LONDON : VOICES FROM THE CITY

By: Rowles, R.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2018

Seller ID: 60482

ISBN: 1526706474

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; An introduction to London during the English Civil Wars. Llustrated. ; 134 pages View more info

Image for CAMDEN MISCELLANY VOL. XXVI: THE MUSTER MASTER BY GERVASE MARKHAM (1630)

CAMDEN MISCELLANY VOL. XXVI: THE MUSTER MASTER BY GERVASE MARKHAM (1630)

By: Royal Historical Society

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Royal Historical Society: 1975

Seller ID: 37564

ISBN: 0901050245

Condition: Very Good


Camden Fourth Series, Volume 14. Hardback; very good in cloth boards. ; One of five essays; the others: Ordinances for the Ducy of Lancaster; A Breviat of the Effectes devised for Waes; A Book of All the Several Offices of the Court of Exchequer; The Letters of Henry St. John to the Earl of Orrery 1709-1711. ; Camden Fourth Series; Vol. 14; 213 pages View more info

Image for A PRINTER'S DOZEN: THE FIRST BRITISH PRINTING CENTRES TO 1557, AFTER WESTMINSTER AND LONDON

A PRINTER'S DOZEN: THE FIRST BRITISH PRINTING CENTRES TO 1557, AFTER WESTMINSTER AND LONDON

By: Sessions, W. K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: William Sessions Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 30610

ISBN: 0900657723

Condition: Fine


'Greenback Series'. Volume 1. Paperback; fine in card covers. Revised edition. ; Printing centres after London and before 1557- Oxford. St. Albans, Edinburgh, York, Cambridge, Tavistock, Abingdon, Canterbury, Ipswich, Worcester, Dublin, St. Andrews, Montgrace Priory; includes 24 pages of facsimiles. ; 116 pages View more info

Image for BALLADS AND MUSIC OF THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

BALLADS AND MUSIC OF THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

By: Stell, D.

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1994

Seller ID: 47045

ISBN: 1858040108

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; 26 songs from the seventeenth century, with music notation. ; Social; 60 pages View more info

Image for THE FAMILY, SEX AND MARRIAGE IN ENGLAND 1500-1800 (ABRIDGED EDITION)

THE FAMILY, SEX AND MARRIAGE IN ENGLAND 1500-1800 (ABRIDGED EDITION)

By: Stone, L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Peregrine / Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 55406

ISBN: 0140551670

Condition: Good


Paperback; ownership name to interior of cover, pages yellowed otherwise good in scuffed card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 447 pages View more info

Image for WITCHCRAFT IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND

WITCHCRAFT IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND

By: Swain, J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 1994

Seller ID: 47027

ISBN: 1858040485

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; Social; 20 pages View more info

Image for ENGLISH BASKETS 1545-1660

ENGLISH BASKETS 1545-1660

By: Vandercamp, G.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stuart Press: 2009

Seller ID: 29312

ISBN: 1858042496

Condition: New


Booklet, new copies. ; The types and uses of baskets; illustrated from contemporary sources. ; Social; 40 pages View more info

Image for THE EXPERIENCED ANGLER OR ANGLING IMPROVED

THE EXPERIENCED ANGLER OR ANGLING IMPROVED

By: Venables, R. Colonel.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Antrobus Press: 1969

Seller ID: 39429

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in marked dustjacket. Facsimile reprint of the19th century edition, first published 1662.; 'Being a general discourse of angling; imparting many of the aptest wayes and choicest experiments for the taking of most sorts of fish in pond or river'. With an introductionary sketch of the author - Colonel Robert Venables, a Commonwealth General. ; 61 pages View more info

Image for CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, WORKS OF ART, ANTIQUITIES AND RELICS EXHIBITED IN SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE (NEW EDITION)

CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, WORKS OF ART, ANTIQUITIES AND RELICS EXHIBITED IN SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE (NEW EDITION)

By: Wellstood, F. C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Trustees and Guardians of Shakespeare's Birthplace: 1937

Seller ID: 57913

Condition: Good


Paperback; light foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in lighty creased card covers. ; New Edition : With a Supplementary List of Recent Additions. With 56 b/w illustrations. ; 180 pages View more info

Image for OF WOUNDS, OF GUN-SHOT WOUNDS, OF FRACTURES AND LUXATIONS (1676)

OF WOUNDS, OF GUN-SHOT WOUNDS, OF FRACTURES AND LUXATIONS (1676)

By: Wiseman, R. (Kirkup, J. Introduction. )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kingsmead: 1977

Seller ID: 61417

ISBN: 0901571814

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; A facsimile of books V, VI & VII from ‘Severall Chirurgicall Treatises’ by Richard Wiseman, Sergeant Surgeon to Charles II. First published 1676. With Introduction, appendix and glossary by John Kirkup. View more info