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History: Europe:England

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1 Adkin, Mark. The Charge.
London, England Leo Cooper First Edition Hard Cover 
The Real Reason Why The Light Brigade Was Lost. Dust jacket and book very good condition. CR 1996, 285 pages with index, notes, and sources with four appendices, black and white photos, 15 maps, and seven sketches with symbols and abbreviations used on maps. One of Britain's best known glorious disasters. The Charge of the Light Brigade, is taken apart by a former professional soldier. With his military expertise and detailed research of participant's accounts and a careful study of the actual ground, the result shatters many long-held conceptions of how and why it happened, and who was to blame. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Balleine, G. R. The Bailiwick of Jersey.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton Hard Cover 
Dated 1951, this is 2nd printing in 1962, 114 photos, 170 pages w/index. Map on endpapers. Dust jacket does have tears. The Indispensable Guide to All It's Treasures and Beauty, The King's Channel Islands. Ink inscription front endpps. History, England, Channel Islands, Europe, Travel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Churchill, Winston S. The Birth of A Nation.
Hard Cover 
A History of the English Speaking People. Published by Dodd Mead, CR 1956, stated 1st edition, 521 pages w/index. Dust jacket has slight fading otherwise good+. History, England, Great Britain, Winsto n Churchill. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Dana, Richard H. Hospitable England in The Seventies.
A Diary of A Young American. 1875- Hard Cover 
1876. Published by Houghton Mifflin, CR 1921, 1st edition, 378 pages with index. Black and white illustrations, blue w/gold covers. All good. Literature, History, England, Great Britain. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Davis, Richard Harding. Our English Cousins.
Published by Harper & Bros., CR 1894, Hard Cover 
title date 1894, 228 pages. Red illustrated cover with silver lettering. 34 illustrations. Contents: Three English Race Meetings - General Election in England - Undergraduate Life at Oxford - London I n The Season - West and East Ends of London. All very good. History, England, English life, Oxford, Great Britain. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Heath, Richard. The English Peasant.
London, England T. Fisher Unwin Hard Cover 
Studies: Historical, Local and Biographic. Dated 1893, 382 pages. Back inside hinge loose. Chapters include: The English via Dolorosa; or Glimpses of the History of the Agricultureal Labourers"; Cottage Homes of England"; "Walks and Talks with English Peasants"; "Types of Agricultural Life"; and "The Poor Man's Gospel". Slightly loose, green covers, all good. Front cover has a sticker from a book shop in London. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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7 Hooke, Wilfrid D. The Channel Islands.
Published by Robert Hale Ltd., London, 1953, Hard Cover 
this in April 1961, 211 pages with index. Fold-out map. Day-to-day life of the islander, the pecularity of their institution, customs and government are woven into the story of their past to form a fa scinating picture. History, England, Channel Islands, Great Britain. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Howitt, William. Woodburn Grange. A Story of English Country Life.
Hard Cover 
Three volumes in one. Published by T.B. Peterson, no date, circa 1880's. 402 pages with 4 pages of ads in back. All good+. History, England, English life, Great Britain. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 O'Brian, Patrick. Men-of-War. Life in Nelson's Navy.
New York W. W. Norton First american Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book very good condition. CR 1974, this edition 1995, 95 pages with index, black and white and color photos from National Maritime Museum in London, Sunday Times, Science Museum in London, William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., and National Gallery in London. A straightforward exploration of what daily life in Nelson's Navy was like for everyone - Captain to rawest recruit. Food, songs they sang, division of prize money to officers and crew, and weapons are detailed. Line drawings and charts help to see the construction and rigging of the great ships, types of weapons and how they were used in battle. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Pennell, Joseph. A Little Book of London.
Soft Cover 
Published by T.N. Foulis, London/Edinburg, 50 pages. No date. Paper wraps. Front cover missing bottom inside piece, front and back covers are off but I have them. Monochrome plates, tipped-in with text opposite page. Part of "The Cities" series. Inside is in very good condition. History, London, England, tipped-in illustrations. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Robertson, E. Arnot Thames Portrait
Published by Macmillan, MCMXXXVII, (1937) Hard Cover 
, CR 1937, stated 1st printing, 168 pages. Blue with gold covers, slight fading. Photos by H.E. Turner. Life on the Thames River (London). There is a booklet inside the book with the Cunard Line 2nd C abin Passenger List of Liverpool to New York, August 29, 1896 on RMS Campenia, pink paper, slight wear to it. History. England. Great Britain. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Thompson, Flora. The Illustrated Still Glides The Stream.
New York Crown First american Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1984, Design CR 1984, originally published in 1948 by Oxford University Press. 224 pages with sources for the illustrations. Exquisite full-page color illustrations. Designed by David Fordham, based upon Nicholas Thirkell's original design for the "Ilustrated Lark Rise to Candleford". Picture research by Jenny de Gex. Printed and bound in Italy. A return to the English countryside of the author's childhood. It paints an unforgettable picture of the people and the way of life of almost a century ago. Published after her death in 1948, it is entirely fictional, centered on the imaginary Oxfordshire village of Restharrow around the time of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Westwood, Jennifer. Albion. A Guide to Legendary Britain.
Published by Salem House, Salem, NH., 1985, Hard Cover 
1st edition, 448 pages with sources, bibliography and photo credits. Dust jacket and book are very good condition. Black and white photos. Selected local legends and traditions, not only the famous an d important tales, but also lesser ones that have no life except in old records. Author opted for variety and narrative concept at the expense of comprehensive and included ghost stories, excludes loo se traditions of hauntings. History, Britain, England, Great Britain, folk lore, legends. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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