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MOTHER GOOSE.  SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR., (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.)
1 (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.) MOTHER GOOSE. SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR.
New York Oxford University Press 1945 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Good Tasha Tudor. 
87 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front board. Pictorial endpaper, beautifully illustrated throughout with Tasha Tudor's charming colour and b&w drawings. Contents include: Bye, baby, bunting; Ding, dong, bell; Georgey Porgey, pudding and pie; Heigh, diddle, diddle; Hickory, dickery, dock; Hot Cross Buns!; Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall; Jack and Jill went up the hill; Jack Spratt could eat no fat; Lady bird, lady bird, fly away home; Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, London bridge is broken down; March winds and April showers; Mary, Mary, quite contrary; Old King Cole was a merry old soul; Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man!; Ride a cock horse; Ring-a-round-a roses; The Queen of Hearts; This little pig went to market; etc., etc. Very light browning to spine and edges of boards, light edge rubbing, tiny scuff on bottom edge of rear board, light browning on pastedowns, light toning to free endpapers, very small browning marks in gutter of title page, between pages 16 & 17 and between pages 86 & 87; a few soft handing creases at bottom corner of last few pages; slight color variation on rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Baird, John D. FIFTEEN YEARS IN THE HAWKEN LODE.
Gun Room Press, Highland Park, N.J., 1976, 3rd printing. 
120 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0882270117 B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. Contents: By Way of Beginning; Double Guns of the Mountain Frontier; The Famous Hawken Stamp; Round Balls & Flat Jacks; Fort Clark, Trad ing Post to the Mandan; And Then Came Dinglehoofer; Shame on You, Mr. Carmichael; Fur Traders on the Waddapaw Menesotor; The Old West, As Seen by Today's Artists; Plain & Fancy; Hawkens at 130 Paces; Modern Hawken Replicas; So You Want A Mu z z l e l o a d e r; The Rifle That Could Have Been; A Hawken Returns to The Mountains; Hawken Replicas, or Fake Hawkens?; Making Meat: Mountain Man Style; Mountain Mulies & Mountain Rifles; Brickbats & Roses; The Hawken Bug. Previous owner's small s ta mp o n fr on t pa stedown, small bookstore label on rear pastedown, minor bump to top corner of textblock, small bump to top corner of both boards, minor wrinkling at top of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light rub bin g, lig ht wr ink lin g at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, three tiny dints on front hinge, two tiny edge tears. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 52.50 USD
 
 
NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S SONGS WITH MUSIC AND PICTURES., Chambers, H.A., pianoforte accompaniments arranged by.
3 Chambers, H.A., pianoforte accompaniments arranged by. NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S SONGS WITH MUSIC AND PICTURES.
London News Chronicle Hard Cover Good+ "Baz" 
128 pp, 11" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering and blind stamped decoration on front board. Charming b&w illustrations by "Baz" throughout. No date, but Xmas inscription on front paste down is dated 1940. A collection of 85 nursery rhymes and children's songs with music notation, including: Baa, Baa Black Sheep; Dickory, Dickory Dock, Frog He Would A-Wooing Go; Georgie Porgie; Goosey, Goosey, Gander, Here We Come Gathering Nuts and May; Hey Diddle Diddle; Hot Cross Buns; I Had a Little Nut Tree; I Love Sixpence; Jack and Jill; Little Bo-Peep; Little Jack Horner; Little Miss Muffet; London Bridge; Mary Mary Quite Contrary; The Mulberry Bush; Oh, the Noble Duke of York; Old King Cole; Oranges and Lemons; O Where, O Where is My Little Dog Gone; Pop Goes the Weasel; Ride a Cock Horse; Simple Simon; Sing a Song of Sixpence; There was a Crooked Man; Three Blind Mice; To Market, to Market; Twinkle Twinkle Little Star; Early One Morning; Polly Oliver; Where the Bee Sucks, etc., etc. Light browming on free emdpapers, previous owner's name, a very small ink offset mark from Xmas inscription, and a few tiny foxing marks on front free endpaper; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; light edge wear; a few small edge dents; a few tiny scuffs on front board; crease/paper tear (glued) at top corner of front board - slight bump at other cormers; very small liquid mark on rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Cole, Herbert. HERALDRY AND FLORAL FORMS AS USED IN DECORATION.
Detroit Tower Books 1971 Reprint of the Dent/Dutton 1922 Edition Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket 
248 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), black cloth with gold lettering & decoration on spine - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings. Three pages with printing ink offset in bottom margin of page, very light edge wear, slight rubbing and a few tiny scuffs on boards, small light white stain and small scuff mark on spine. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND:  FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME.  ADAPTED FOR YOUTH, SCHOOLS, AND FAMILIES.  A NEW EDITION, WITH CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE., Corner, Miss.
5 Corner, Miss. THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND: FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME. ADAPTED FOR YOUTH, SCHOOLS, AND FAMILIES. A NEW EDITION, WITH CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.
Thomas Dean and Son, London, [1854], 30th thousand. 
328 pp + 54 pp "Questions" section + [12 pp] publisher's catalogue of "Educational and School Books" dated 1854. 4 b&w plates (including frontispiece) and fold-out map. A very Victorian history text for children. Excerpt: "The conduct of Anne Bol eyn was not very amiable, for in her anxiety to wear the crown, she had been wholly regardless of the feelings of the injured queen, whose life, shortened by grief, terminated soon afterwards; but she was severely punished for her selfish a m b i t i o n ; for she had not been the wife of the capricious monarch more than three years, when he fell in love with another lady, and speedily removed all impediments to a third marriage, by procuring witnesses to accuse his wife of treason, a nd s he w as b eh ea d ed after a short imprisonment in the Tower. This unfortunate lady left an infant daughter, who became afterwards Queen Elizabeth. The unfeeling king went out hunting on the day of Anne Boleyn's execution, and the next mor nin g h e m arr ied La dy Jan e Seymour, who died the following year, leaving an infant son, who reigned after his father's death, under the title of Edward the Sixth." List of author's publications is glued to front pastedown, previous owner's na me o n fr ee f ront end pape r, insi de hinges slightly weak - paper split - reglued, small area of browning to pages 94 & 95 due to laid-in old ticket, several pages with small edge/corner creases, light browning to pages; preliminary pages, fron tis a nd ti tle p age h ave l ight soi ling; tw o creases at top corner of page 307/8 - soft creases on adjacent pages, browning and darkening to edges of textblock, top 1/8" of spine missing - wear and fraying at bottom of spine, light rubbing on boards , disc olorat ion on rear board , a few ti ny s tains on spine, corners slightly bumped and have wear. Good- 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
SECRETS OF THE GOTHA.  PRIVATE LIVES OF THE ROYAL FAMILIES OF EUROPE., Diesbach, Ghislain de.  Translated from the French by Margaret Crosland.
6 Diesbach, Ghislain de. Translated from the French by Margaret Crosland. SECRETS OF THE GOTHA. PRIVATE LIVES OF THE ROYAL FAMILIES OF EUROPE.
New York Barnes & Noble. 1993 156619086X / 9781566190862 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
392 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). "For this witty account of the European nobility, (the author) has taken as his inspiration that most illustrious of social registers: the 'Almanch de Gotha', first published in 1764 and still on the shelves of all who look back with nostalgia upon 'that happy period - when the monarchic principle was so firmly anchored in people's minds that it seemed impossible for a country to exist unless there was a sovereign, emperor, king, prince, or grand duke at its head'. The author, himself a scion of a princely family, has inherited a clear perspective of the main thoroughfares of history, and a great knowledge of its byways. He approaches his subject with a light touch, even at times with irreverence - for, in his own words: 'The secrets of the Gotha, whispered to me by the ghosts of long-dead chamberlains, evoke the spirit on an age whose frivolities alone have survived. The inheritance of the duchies of Schleswig or Holstein no longer vexes the world at large; but the fate of the unfortunate Electress of Hanover, shut up for thirty years by her husband for having shown too much enthusiasm for the handsome Koenigsmark, still moves us; and the madness of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the indecorous loves of Queen Isabella of Spain, or the eccentricities of Caroline, Princess of Wales, are more interesting today than the War of the Roses, the continence of Scipio or the virtues of Blanche of Castile. It is by their weaknesses that men are human, and kings cannot escape being men. But though their weaknesses may be the cause of their undoing, it is their humanity that most engages our sympathy today. Bad examples are the easiest to follow ; they are also the most amusing to relate." Dust jacket has slight fading to color and lettering on spine, minor edge wrinkling and minor browning on inside top edge. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
LIVING HISTORY.  BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS., Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C.  Series editor: Tim Newark.
7 Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C. Series editor: Tim Newark. LIVING HISTORY. BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS.
Brassey's, London, 2000, first edition. 
144 pp, 4to (11 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1574882775 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "....the ultimate how-to book. Taking six of the most popular historical periods, (this book) shows how re-enactors and other hist ory enthusiasts can recreate the uniforms, equipment and life-style of past warriors and their comrades, male and female. The six periods are: Roman; Vikings and Saxons; Medieval; English Civil War; Napoleonic and American Civil Wars; Worl d W a r O n e and World War Two. Re-enactment is a growing hobby in Britain, Europe and the United States, with tens of thousands of people recreating the battles and living quarters of past ages. Every aspect of past living is examined, includ in g t he t a ct ic s and organization of armies, the development of medicine and care for the wounded, the role of women in war and peace, the manufacture and craftsmanship of uniforms and weapons. Step by step master classes show how to recreat e u ni for ms and e qui pme nt , establish authentic camps, and interpret all these activities as both education and entertainment for the general public. An extensive directory of re-enactment societies and suppliers in the United States and Euro pe c omp lete s t his ess enti al b ook for all re-enactors, history enthusiasts and history teachers. The author's authoritative text is accompanied by over 150 color photographs illustrating some of the finest re-enactors in the world." Slight wavin ess to ed ges of t extb lock. Dus t ja cket has minor small wrinkle on front panel. This is a new unreard book. Near Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ARCHITECTONICS OF IMITATION IN SPENSER, DANIEL, AND DRAYTON., Galbraith, David.
8 Galbraith, David. ARCHITECTONICS OF IMITATION IN SPENSER, DANIEL, AND DRAYTON.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2000, first edition. 
229 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802044514 B&w illustrations. "This ground-breaking study explores the treatment of the boundaries between poetry and history in three epic literary works: Spenser's 'Faerie Queene', S amuel Daniel's 'Civil Wars', and Michael Drayton's 'Poly-Olbion'. David Galbraith argues that each of the three national poems enters into a dialogue with classical and more contemporary predecessors and that this relationship has profound i m p l i c a t ions for understanding the English Renaissance. He explores the importance for each poem of various aspects of the relationships between England and Rome and the significance of the recurring spatial metaphors by which the territor i es o f po et ry a nd history are constituted, negotiated, and traversed. By presenting historically and theoretically inflected readings of the poems, Galbraith gives new interpretation to important problems of allegory and poetic imitation." L igh t w ri nkl ing at bo tto m of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ATLAS OF BRITISH HISTORY., Gilbert, Martin.  Cartography by Arthur Banks.
9 Gilbert, Martin. Cartography by Arthur Banks. ATLAS OF BRITISH HISTORY.
Dorset, n.p., 1984, reprint - originally published 1968 as 'British History Atlas'. 
Unpaginated (118 b&w maps), large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 08802917X "....contains maps that depict the history of Britain from the first Celtic settlements in 50 B.C. to the present day, providing a wealth of historical and statistical detail. Covering a wide range of subjects, they show changes in the political, social, religious, and economic development of Great Britain as well as major wars, battles, explorations, expansions, alliances, and the growth a n d e x p a n s i on of various aspects of British life such as transportation, trade, agriculture, and industry. Each map and the accompanying legend are carefully planned and designed to provide a graphic, visual narrative of the wide sweep of B ri ti s h hi st or y, d ep icting specific events or developments in such a way that all the relevant data can be easily understood." Slight fading to top of boards near spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has tiny tear wit h c rea se s at bot tom of sp ine , very small faint scuff on rear panel. Very good+/Very good. 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS.  (SUNDAY TIMES), Girling, Richard, ed.  Gardening consultant: Graham Rose.  (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.)
10 Girling, Richard, ed. Gardening consultant: Graham Rose. (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.) THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS. (SUNDAY TIMES)
Macmillan, London, (1988). 
224 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0333482301 Profusely and beautifully illustrated in color with photographs and reproductions. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Taming the Wilderness; Magic, Medicine and Broth; Branches Th roughout the World; The Quest for Colour; The Greenhouse Effect; A Natural Romance; One Hundred Historic Gardens to Visit. Small bump to corners of boards, a few tiny dints to bottom edge of front board, very light wrinkling to top/bottom o f s p i n e , minor rubbing. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. VG/VG 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
WINTER RISE: POEMS OF AGEING., Goldin, Grace.  Inscribed.  Wood engraving by Sara Glass.
11 Goldin, Grace. Inscribed. Wood engraving by Sara Glass. WINTER RISE: POEMS OF AGEING.
Patten Press, Richmond, Surrey, 1981, no. 492 of a limited edition of 500 copies. 
67 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 0950768901 B&w illustrations. INSCRIBED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "FOR DOROTHY - COME AGAIN - AND AGAIN! AFFECTIONATELY GRACE NOVEMBER 1982". A collection of poems on aging, written by the poet, writer and photograph er, Grace Goldin of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. Interior - one word edited out by author in poem on page 65, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - fading to color on spine, hinges and edges of covers; light wr i n k l i n g at top/bottom edges of covers. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
12 Green, John Richard. Edited and with an Introduction by Roger Hudson. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE.
London Folio Society 1993 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine 
878 pp, 10" H. Bound in full green buckram, blocked in gold with a design by Malcolm Harvey Young. B&w reproductions, maps, genealogical tables. "(F)irst published in 1874 by Macmillan & Company Ltd. This edition follows the text of the first edition, with minor emendations." Chapter headings: The English Kingdoms, 607-1013; England Under Foreign Kings, 1013-1204; The Great Charter, 1204-1265; The Three Edwards, 1265-1360; The Hundred Years' War, 1336-1431; The New Monarchy, 1422-1540; The Reformation; Puritan England; The Revolution; Modern England; Epilogue, 1815-1873. Slipcase has very light rubbing on bottom surface. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
31 MEMORY MELODIES:  A COLLECTION OF POPULAR STANDARD SONG HITS.  VOCAL, PIANO AND GUITAR (WORDS AND MUSIC WITH GUITAR DIAGRAMS AND CHORDS INCLUDED), Haring, Robert C., compiler/editor.
13 Haring, Robert C., compiler/editor. 31 MEMORY MELODIES: A COLLECTION OF POPULAR STANDARD SONG HITS. VOCAL, PIANO AND GUITAR (WORDS AND MUSIC WITH GUITAR DIAGRAMS AND CHORDS INCLUDED)
Shapiro, Bernstein, New York, 1962. 
71 pp, 11 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: All That I Ask is Love; An Apple Blossom Wedding; Anniversary Song; Be Anything (But Be Mine); Beautiful Ohio; By the River of the Roses; Collegiate; Cry; Dummy Song (I'll Take the Legs Fr om Some Old Table); Harlem Nocturne; Here Comes the Show Boat; I'm Glad I Waited for You; Last Night on the Back Porch (I Loved Her Best of All); The Last Round-Up; Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm in Love with Your); Memories of You; Missis s i p p i M u d ; Moonlight on the Colorado; On the Sunny Side of the Street; Put on an Old Pair of Shoes; School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids); Second Hand Rose; Skokiaan (Happy African); South of the Border (Down Mexico Way); Sweet Sue - J us t Yo u; T h at 's M y Weakness Now; There's No One But You; Two Brothers (Civil War Song); 'Way Down Yonder in New Orleans; The White Cliffs of Dover (There'll Be Blue Birds Over); The Wreck of the Old 97. Interior - minor browning to pages, l igh t bro wni ng to gu tte rs of pages, small soft crease at top/bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light fading, creasing and browning on spine; small soft corner creases; very light rubbin g, m in or e dge wea r, ligh t we ar at top/bottom of spine, small price label blanked out on front cover. Very Good- 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENING FOR AMERICAN GARDENERS., Hensel, Margaret.  Foreword by Tasha Tudor.  Garden plans by Gordon Morrison.
14 Hensel, Margaret. Foreword by Tasha Tudor. Garden plans by Gordon Morrison. ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENING FOR AMERICAN GARDENERS.
W.W. Norton, New York, 1992, 3rd printing. 
239 pp, square small 4to (10 1/4" x 10 1/4"), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0393030121 Profusely illustrated with beautiful color photographs. "Thanks to the extraordinary photographs and gardening wisdom in this classic book, the elegant intim acy of the English cottage garden is a practical possibility for amateur gardeners in diverse regions of the United States. Margaret Hensel, whose photographs and articles on garden design have appeared in 'Horticulture' and many other magazine s , h as analyzed the aesthetic and horticultural elements of ten representative cottage gardens - eight in England and two in the United States (including Tasha Tudor's at Corgi Cottage in Vermont). Her spectacular photographs render the look and a tm o sp here of these gardens, while her text focuses on easily grown, readily available plants that are adaptable to a wide variety of climatic and soil conditions. In the back of the book may be found specific horticultural information on a wi de var ie ty of cottage garden plants commonly available in the United States, glossaries of Latin and common names, a list of sources for old rose varieties, and a detailed index. The gardens in this beautiful book are not those of the great estat es of E ngl and , manicured by staffs of professional gardeners. They are, instead, labors of love on the part of individual homeowners, many of whom started with bleak, rubble-strewn lots and went on to create the enchanted settings pictured here. " Sligh t wa vine ss to edges of text block; a few tiny dints on top & bottom edges of boards, rear edge of spine and on rear board. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, soft crease down rear panel near hinge, scattered tiny dints at edges an d on pan els, sever al light rub marks. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 32.50 USD
 
 
CHINESE PAINTINGS BY LAI CHIN-CHENG.  (SELECTED PAINTINGS OF)     VOLUME 6., Lai Chin-Cheng.  Introduction by Jefferson Liu.
15 Lai Chin-Cheng. Introduction by Jefferson Liu. CHINESE PAINTINGS BY LAI CHIN-CHENG. (SELECTED PAINTINGS OF) VOLUME 6.
Lai Chin-Cheng, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, 1975. 
56 monotone and colour plates, plus Biography, Introduction and Contents list in English & Chinese,10 1/4" H, soft cover with self-flaps. The work of Chinese artist Lai Chin-Cheng, consisting largely of traditional landscapes and floral studies. I nterior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing, fading to color and light wrinkles on spine, small loss of color on rear cover due to pencil erasure, light edge wear, crease at top of rear cover. Very G o o d - 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
POP SONG HITS., Mancini, Henry; Dylan, Bob; Weill, Kurt; Henderson, Ray; Fain, Sammy; Kenbrovin, Jaan; Kellette, John William; Yarrow, Peter; Lipton, Leonard; Burke, Joe; Mack, Cecil; Johnson, Jimmy; Steiner, Max; Tyson, Ian; Ruby, Harry, et al.
16 Mancini, Henry; Dylan, Bob; Weill, Kurt; Henderson, Ray; Fain, Sammy; Kenbrovin, Jaan; Kellette, John William; Yarrow, Peter; Lipton, Leonard; Burke, Joe; Mack, Cecil; Johnson, Jimmy; Steiner, Max; Tyson, Ian; Ruby, Harry, et al. POP SONG HITS.
M. Witmark & Sons, New York, n.d. 
64 pp, 11 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "Words and music chord symbols included" for 25 songs. Al-Di-La; The Birth of the Blues; Blowin' in the Wind; Charleston; Days of Wine and Roses; Dear Heart; Don't Take Your Love From Me; Don't Thin k Twice, It's All Right; For You; Four Strong Winds; The High and the Mighty; I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles; I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover; Mack the Knife; My Own True Love; Pretty Baby; Puff (The Magic Dragon); A Room Without Windows; S e c r e t L o ve; Since I Fell For You; Thinking of You; Wanted; What Now My Love; When My Dream Boat Comes Home; Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart. Interior - very light browning in gutters of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ow ne rs hi p ma r ks . Exterior - light browning on covers - moderate on spine, partial tear in spine at bottom staple, minor rubbing on covers. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS & QUEENS OF ENGLAND & SCOTLAND., N/A
17 N/A THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS & QUEENS OF ENGLAND & SCOTLAND.
Armadillo, Wigston, 2002. 
256 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 184322058X Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions. "In the great line of monarchs who have reigned in Britain since Anglo-Saxon times, there has been a great variety in the ch aracters of these regal rulers. Some, like the Norman, William the Conquerer, are remembered as strong leaders and innovators; others, like Edward II, are seen as victims of personal circumstances. Rulers like Richard the Lionheart are nat i o n a l w a rrior heroes; others, like Elizabeth I, are admired for their firm but diplomatic skill in government; and a few, like Lady Jane Grey, have left hardly a trace of their passing. (This book contains:) Key facts and major events for th e re ig n of ea ch monarch; Over 120 superb photos and illustrations; 1,400 years of British history; Biographies, anecdotes and historical backgrounds." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book slightly cocke d. V ery G ood 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
18 Neillands, Robin. THE WARS OF THE ROSES.
London Brockhampton 1999 1860199976 / 9781860199974 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
223 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, maps, genealogical table. "The vicious wars between the English noble houses of York and Lancaster marked the end of medieval England and the birth of the Renaissance. The end of that thirty-year period of strife and bloodshed, which succeeding generations have called the Wars of the Roses, saw the collapse of the great Plantagenet dynasty, rulers of all England and much of France for over three hundred years, and the rise of the Tudors, destined to dominate English political life during the next century, following the triumph of Henry Tudor over Richard III at Bosworth Field. Robin Neillands tells this tale in clear and uncomplicated language, unravelling a fascinating and complex story to bring this period in England's history vividly to life. He also investigates the mysteries concerning the sudden marriage of Edward IV, the seizure of Edward's throne by his brother Richard of Gloucester and the murder of Richard's nephews, the Princes in the Tower." 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
19 O'Hara, Dale. ACRES OF GLASS: THE STORY OF THE DALE ESTATES AND HOW BRAMPTON BECAME "THE FLOWER TOWN OF CANADA".
Toronto Eastendbooks 2007 1896973396 / 9781896973395 Hard Cover Near Fine 
170 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. B&w photographs, reproductions. "It originated with an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to succeed in the new world. It grew from an innate love of roses, their beauty, their scent and their challenge. It was tempered with a serendipitous meeting of two different business approaches. It forged the largest and most successful cut flower operation of its time. It expanded over the course of one hundred years from a solitary greenhouse to over forty acres under glass and then, within a span of ten years, it disappeared without a trace. It was the Dale Estate. (This) is a story of a family, of pride and ambition, of soaring dreams and unbridled success, and of security and stability for Brampton, a small Ontario town that grew to be recognized internationally as 'The Flower Town of Canada'. It is the story of the rise and fall of the company known as the Dale Estates, the third largest greenhouse operation in the world, a company that survived two world wars, a flue pandemic and the Great Depression, but could not withstand the crushing wheel of progress and the changing economy." Very minor rubbing to glossy boards. 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
TWO MEN IN A TRENCH:  BATTLEFIELD ARCHAEOLOGY - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE PAST., Pollard, Tony and Oliver, Neil.
20 Pollard, Tony and Oliver, Neil. TWO MEN IN A TRENCH: BATTLEFIELD ARCHAEOLOGY - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE PAST.
Michael Joseph, London, 2002. 
352 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0718144740 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, maps, reproductions. "Battlefields are the untold story of British archaeology. As the sites of events which too k place over hours rather than years, they have long been considered lacking in archaeological riches. However, recent pioneering work has shown that battlefields can provide dramatic revelations about the battle's course once the archaeol o g i s t s g e t digging beneath the surface. This is where Tony Pollard and Neil Oliver step in. As battlefield archaeologists they are in a unique position to challenge both the historical veiwpoint and contemporary eyewitness accounts. In (t hi s bo ok , th e y) v isit the sites of six major British battles (Shrewsbury, Barnet, Flodden, Newark, Culloden and the Firth of Forth) and carry out a full archaeological investigation of each. As they uncover artefacts abandoned in the heat an d c ha os of ba ttl e the y c losely follow the progress of each engagement and answer key historical questions, sometimes totally revising the accepted version of events. Each chapter is a fully framed investigation and follows an episode of the t elev isi on ser ies . B y usin g ar chaeology to unlock the secrets of the past, Tony and Neil prove that soldiers do not pass through fields of conflict like shadows, and in the process they show that battlefields are some of our most important na tiona l mo num ents ." Dust ja cket has v ery minor edge wear/rubbing. Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
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