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Image for The Aftermath of War:  Experiences of a Quaker Relief Officer on the Polish Border, 1923 - 1924 -by Henry W Hamilton

The Aftermath of War: Experiences of a Quaker Relief Officer on the Polish Border, 1923 - 1924 -by Henry W Hamilton

By: Hamilton, Henry W; Introdusction By Professor Ben Eklof

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Ohio, Dayton, OH: Morningside House, Inc., 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150125


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light wear and rubbing, a bit of tip wear to jacket and spine of book, 257 pages, b&w photos, "It was in the fall of 1923 that a young, idealistic, and unsophisticated Missouri farmer, Henry W. Hamilton, took up his duties as Chief of a Quaker Relief out-post in famine ravaged eastern Poland (White Russia). The land had been fought over countless times as the Germans, Russians and Pole... View more info

Image for Bath Boating Station:  An Illustrated History -by Terry Hardick -a Signed Copy ( England Local History )

Bath Boating Station: An Illustrated History -by Terry Hardick -a Signed Copy ( England Local History )

By: Hardick, Terry (signed)

Price: $46.48

Publisher: England, Bath, UK: Millstream Books, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162318


-----------softcover, about 7w x 9.75h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed and inscribed "To N___ from Terry 03/11 T M Hardick", 112 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for When Horses Pulled Boats: A Story of Early Canals /  American Canal and Transportation Center

When Horses Pulled Boats: A Story of Early Canals / American Canal and Transportation Center

By: Harlow, Alvin F; Intro By William H Shank / American Canal and Transportation Center

Price: $11.90

Publisher: York, Pennsylvania, York, PA.: American Canal and Transportation Center , 1987, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1987

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157158


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with some light wear and rubbing, 72 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Unknown Warwickshire -by Mary Dormer Harris, Illustrated By J E ( James Edward ) Duggins ( West Midlands, England )

Unknown Warwickshire -by Mary Dormer Harris, Illustrated By J E ( James Edward ) Duggins ( West Midlands, England )

By: Harris, Mary Dormer; Illustrated By J E Duggins ( James Edward Duggins )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Lane / The Bodley Head, 1924, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156332


----------hardcover, about 7 x 8.75 inches, blue cloth with gilt lettering and design, a solid clean Very Good copy, a wee bit of very light tip wear, contemporary gift inscription on front blank endpaper, a bit of age toning to endpapers, co colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations and sketches, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Rebellion:  Britain’s First Stuart Kings, 1567 - 1642  by Tim Harris / Oxford University Press

Rebellion: Britain’s First Stuart Kings, 1567 - 1642 by Tim Harris / Oxford University Press

By: Harris, Tim / Oxford University Press

Price: $22.54

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158754


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 588 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"A gripping new account of one of the most important and exciting periods of British and Irish history: the reign of the first two Stuart kings, from 1567 to the outbreak of civil war in 1642 - and why ultimately all three of their kingdoms were to rise in rebellion against Stuart rule. Both James VI and I and his son Charles I were reforming m... View more info

Image for HAT TALK:  Conversations with Hat Makers About Their Hats - the Fedora, Homburg, Straw and Cap (with Errata Slip and Addenda By John McMicking )(inc. Samples of John B Stetson Catalogues )( Hatmakers / Hatmaking /  Milliners )

HAT TALK: Conversations with Hat Makers About Their Hats - the Fedora, Homburg, Straw and Cap (with Errata Slip and Addenda By John McMicking )(inc. Samples of John B Stetson Catalogues )( Hatmakers / Hatmaking / Milliners )

By: Henderson, Debbie (inc. Conversations with Robert Doran; John Milano; John William McMicking -Signed By McM )

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Ohio, Yellow Springs, OH: Wild Goose Press, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157990


----------softcover, about 8.5 x 10 inches, a a close to Near Fine copy but the front cover is starting to curl at the lower corner so a Very Good+ copy, 150pages, b&w photos, tipped in on the front endpaper is an errata sheet produced by McKicking, that errata sheet is signed, as well at page 130 is a smaller page tipped in with additional info, that addenda has also been signed by McMicking, as well McM has made some hand corrections to other errors in the book, ---con... View more info

Image for Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain by Charlotte Higgins

Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain by Charlotte Higgins

By: Higgins, Charlotte

Price: $15.89

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 2013, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2013

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158756


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gently bumped rear corners, 282 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, ---"Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, the captivating and haunting exploration of the remnants of an empire ---What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? Sometimes on foot, sometimes ... View more info

From Nudity to Raiment: An Introduction to The Study of Costume ( Fashion / Clothing History )

By: Hiler, Hilaire; Introduction By Sisley Huddlestaon

Price: $23.87

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: W & G Foyle Ltd., NO DATE ( 1930's ), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155360


-----------hardcover, about 9 x 10.75 inches, a solid Very Good copy in blue cloth, a bit of light external wear, very tidy internally, no dustjacket, 303 pages, colour plates as well as b&w photos and illustrations, sections include: Foreword; The Origin of Clothing; Prehistoric Dress; The Primitives; The Bronze Age and the early Iron Age; Costumes in Mexico, Central America and Peru; , overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage... View more info

Image for A History of the Arab Peoples -by Albert Hourani / Folio Society Edition ( Arabian History / Saudi Arabia )

A History of the Arab Peoples -by Albert Hourani / Folio Society Edition ( Arabian History / Saudi Arabia )

By: Hourani, Albert; Introduction and Afterword By Malise Ruthven / Folio Society Edition

Price: $26.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 2009, 1st Folio Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162366


-----------hardcover, about 7w x 10h inches, a Fine example, likely unread, no writing in the book, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, 659 pages, b&w as well as colour illustrations, ---"Chronicles the history of Arab civilization, looking at the beauty of the great mosques, the importance attached to education, the achievements of Arab science, the role of women, internal conflicts, and the Palestinian question."---, overseas shippi... View more info

Image for To the Arctic By Canoe:  The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819 - 1821 ( Sir John Franklin )

To the Arctic By Canoe: The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819 - 1821 ( Sir John Franklin )

By: Houston, C Stuart (ed.) Foreword By W O Kupsch ( Robert Hood )

Price: $17.22

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press / MQUP, 1995, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147507


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just a wee bit of light rubbing, gift inscription on front endpaper, 217 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Foreword; Preface; Maps; Introduction; NARRATIVE of the Proceedings of an EXPEDITION on DISCOVERY in NORTH AMERICA ( Gravesend to York factory; York factory to Cumberland House; Cumberland House and Pasquia Hills; Account of the Cree Indians; The Buffalo, climate, aurora borealis, ma... View more info

Image for Arctic Ordeal:  The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon - Naturalist with Franklin, 1820 - 1822 ( Sir John Franklin )

Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon - Naturalist with Franklin, 1820 - 1822 ( Sir John Franklin )

By: Houston, C Stuart (ed.), - John Richardson, Foreword By W Gillies Ross; Appendixes By John W Thompson and Walter O Kupsch

Price: $17.22

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press / MQUP, 1994, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147511


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just a wee bit of light rubbing, a bit of sunning to spine and spine edges of covers, 349 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"In addition to his achievements as a doctor, meteorologist, and cartographer, Richardson was the first great naturalist to study the North American Arctic. His journal made such an outstanding contribution to ornithology, ichthyology, botany, and geology that much of modern Arctic research is founde... View more info

Image for Nelson and Emma / Folio Society Edition ( Admiral Horatio Nelson / Emma Hamilton - Letters / Correspondence )

Nelson and Emma / Folio Society Edition ( Admiral Horatio Nelson / Emma Hamilton - Letters / Correspondence )

By: Hudson, Roger (ed.) ( ( Admiral )Horatio Nelson / Emma Hamilton )/ Folio Society Edition

Price: $17.22

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1994, 1st Folio Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160272


----------hardcover, about 7w x 9.5h inches, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, housed in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, 256 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Face of Fritwell, 1900 - 2000 -by Charles Hughes -a Signed Copy ( Village / North Oxfordshire, England )( Local History )

The Face of Fritwell, 1900 - 2000 -by Charles Hughes -a Signed Copy ( Village / North Oxfordshire, England )( Local History )

By: Hughes, Charles (signed)

Price: $59.78

Publisher: England, Souldern, Oxfordshire, UK: Satin Paperbacks / SatinPaperbacks, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159369


-----------softcover, about 5.75w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, a wee bit of rubbing to covers and corner tips, signed by Hughes, 135 pages, colour and b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Wild Place:  The Tragedy of War's Human Wreckage ---by Kathryn Hulme (author of The Nun's Story )( The Wild Place / Wildflecken survivors)

The Wild Place: The Tragedy of War's Human Wreckage ---by Kathryn Hulme (author of The Nun's Story )( The Wild Place / Wildflecken survivors)

By: Hulme, Kathryn

Price: $66.43

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pan #G302, 1959, 1st UK Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148239


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, foxing and age toning to paper, 207 pages, "In the secret depths of the Bavarian forests lay The Wild Place - Wildflecken. Here Hitler had a training camp for his elite, the ski troops and SS. And here, for five years after his destruction, a tiny band of UN workers brought new hope to more than 100,000 of of his homeless and helpless victims. ---", any image directly beside this listing is the... View more info

Image for The Wild Place ---by Kathryn Hulme (author of The Nun's Story )( Wildflecken survivors)

The Wild Place ---by Kathryn Hulme (author of The Nun's Story )( Wildflecken survivors)

By: Hulme, Kathryn

Price: $46.48

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Cardinal / Pocket # C-394, 1960, 1st US Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161385


----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good copy, some age toning to the paper, a bit of light wear, short faint creases on covers, ink name, some flaking to the edges and covers, , ---211 pages, the following quote is from the PAN (this is the Cardinal edition) paperback edition ---"In the secret depths of the Bavarian forests lay The Wild Place - Wildflecken. Here Hitler had a training camp for his elite, the ski troops and SS. And here, for five years after ... View more info

Image for The Greek Point of View ---by Maurice Hutton -a signed copy

The Greek Point of View ---by Maurice Hutton -a signed copy

By: Hutton, Maurice (signed)( Principal of University College, Toronto )

Price: $26.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), No Date ( 1925 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143766


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy red cloth, in a lightly chipped and torn Good dustjacket, signed and inscribed on the front blank endpaper "Isabel Walton from Maurice Hutton in grateful remembrance of the unfailing encouragement with which she has helped his efforts at popular lecturing. October 1925", a bit of age toning to endpapers, 207 pages, contents include: The Greek City-State; Virtue is Knowledge; Virtue and Art; Hellenism in Character; Hellenis... View more info

Image for The Queen's Rangers in the Revolutionary War ( 1st American Regiment )( Now the 25th Armoured Regiment )( John Graves Simcoe Related )

The Queen's Rangers in the Revolutionary War ( 1st American Regiment )( Now the 25th Armoured Regiment )( John Graves Simcoe Related )

By: Ingles, Colonel C J, with an Introduction, and Edited By Lieutenant-Colonel H M Jackson . Queen's Rangers, 1st American Regiment

Price: $93.03

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Canada ): No Publisher ( Queen's Rangers 1st American Regiment / C J Ingles ( Printed By The Industrial Shops for the Deaf, Montreal, Quebec ), 1956, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142275


------------hardcover, about 6 x 9.25 inches, green cloth, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ copy, a bit of foxing, ink gift inscription on blank, 301 pages, b&w illustrations and maps, contents include: Introduction; The Crisis in America; New York; Burgoyne and Howe; Brandywine; Philadelphia; Monmouth; Oyster Bay; The Summer of '79 ( 1779 ); The Middlebrook raid; Staten Island; Charleston; Andre and Arnold ( Benedict ); The Carolinas; Virginia; Spencer's Ordinary; Yprkt... View more info

Image for Tourism Histories in Ulster and Scotland: Connections and Comparisons 1800 - 1939 (inc. Tunnel Vision in the North Channel; Royal Deeside )and Balmoral ); Victorian Ulster; etc)

Tourism Histories in Ulster and Scotland: Connections and Comparisons 1800 - 1939 (inc. Tunnel Vision in the North Channel; Royal Deeside )and Balmoral ); Victorian Ulster; etc)

By: James, Kevin C; Eric G E Zuelow ( Alastair Durie; Shannon O'Connor; Erica Lea German; Tricia Cusack; Eric Simpson; Katherine Haldane Grenier; John K Walton ) / Ulster Historical Foundation

Price: $59.78

Publisher: Belfast, Northern Ireland, Belfast, UK: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2013, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162371


----------softcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, the marks on the covers are part of the design and NOT flaws to the book, 145 pages, b&w photos, ---"This collection of essays brings together scholars of Irish and Scottish tourism history to chart a new comparative direction in research. The long-standing cultural exchanges, economic linkages, and flows of people between Ulster and Scotland included, from the nineteenth century, extensive recreation... View more info

Image for Suffolk and Norfolk - a perambulation of the two counties with notices of their history and their ancient buildings  -by M R James, Illustrations / Illustrated By G E Champbers ( 100 Drawings Plus Photos )

Suffolk and Norfolk - a perambulation of the two counties with notices of their history and their ancient buildings -by M R James, Illustrations / Illustrated By G E Champbers ( 100 Drawings Plus Photos )

By: James, M R ( Montague Rhodes ), Illustrations / Illustrated By G E Chambers

Price: $59.78

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: J M Dent and Sons, Ltd., 1950, 1st Edition, 5th Impression (originally Published in 1930 ): 1950

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161641


----------hardcover, about 7w x 9.75h inches, a lovely Near Fine example, tight and square with bright clean covers, red cloth boards with black cloth spine, in a very nice Good to Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light edge wear, some small chips, some sunning to the spine, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 240 pages, b&w illustrations, b&w photos as well, by the master of the ghost story, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a g... View more info

Image for Titanic Survivor:  The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Britannic Disasters ( Sinking / White Star Line )

Titanic Survivor: The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Britannic Disasters ( Sinking / White Star Line )

By: Jessop, Violet; Introduced, Annotated and Edited By John Maxtone-Graham

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, New York, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Sheridan House, 1997, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155786


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, small ink initials, 238 pages, b&w photos, ---"After a childhood in Argentina and formative years in England, Violet Jessop spent her entire career at sea. She was a stewardess for first-class passengers on the Titanic and she wrote an absolutely unique eyewitness account on the most written about disaster of our time. Four years later, Violet was a nurse onboard the hospital ship Britannic when it str... View more info