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Historic Costuming by Nevil Truman (£19.50)Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons — 1937Binding: Hardback Condition: Good+. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners with some fraying at the head and tail. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: 3rd Impression. 6 Colour plates and many B&W line drawings.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Charles B. Cochran. Size: 9¾" x 7½". 152 pages. Tags: costumes colour productions chlamys chiton tunic age toga paenula romans greeks saxons 460 tunic and hose cloth the bayeux tapestry normans dressing gown period plantagenets wimple cross gartering furs edwards tight fitting garments richard bordeaux dandies reign supreme henries houppelande leg mutton sleeve yorkish trailing veils year steeple
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Finding Out About The Normans by R. E. [Ronald Edward] Latham (£18.00)Publisher: Frederick Muller — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a nick to the top corner of the upper panel. Price Clipped. Prize plate to the first blank. Top edge of the text block tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Illustrated by Elizabeth Hammond. Size: 7½" x 5". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Exploring the Past series. 144 pages. Tags: achievements and ani attack book british builders canterbury capture casde castle cathedral century character cloisters court disguised domesday empire england firebrands gaiety house isles juvenile keep lands literature manor manuscripts medieval monastery monk montreale most nadonal norman normans oflife orchestra origins outline pilgrim ploughing richard rochester scythe seemly sketch successful the their threshing twelfth understanding whetting with
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The Book of Welwyn: The Story of the Five Villages and The Garden City by Richard J. [James] Busby (£12.00)Publisher: Chesham: Barracuda Books Limited — 1976Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0860230236]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is tanned at the spine and price clipped. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: 3rd edition. Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Frontispiece;

From the cover: “Welwyn Garden City is a little over fifty years of age, but man settled here over four thousand years ago — and left behind his imprint. Bronze Age man made his home here and the Romans straddled the area with their roads and built their farmhouses around Welwyn.

The Saxons may have given Tewin its name, but it was the Normans who made the first major impact with four barons owning much of the area in 1089, and building mills — Welwyn’s earliest industrial development.

Digswell, Lemsford, Ayot St Peter all come into the story of Welwyn’s past — and twice in their long history a single family dominated the area: first the Perients and later the Cowpers.

Lamb, Desborough, Palmerston and Salisbury are among the national figures who strode through the centuries as lords and priests, bankers and innovators, soldiers and ultimately reformers came to Welwyn, put their stamp on it and faded from the scene. Here are the building blocks of the past — the founding of churches, schools, many local institutions, and lastly, the second Garden City.

The Book Of Welwyn tells the story of the past of these villages and the founding and development of the Garden City briskly and with an abundance of illustration. The author has delved deeply in his researches and selected pictures from many sources — a factual, entertaining and invaluable record of the past of all that is Welwyn.

The Book Of Welwyn has been published in both limited and general editions to provide an insight into a community of city and countryside. It will become a standard work of reference and a source of pleasure to all who care for Welwyn Garden City and its older neighbours.”
Notes: Size: 12" x 8½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: busby welwyn herts history garden england hertfordshire 0860230236
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Queen Emma and the Vikings: A History of Power, Love and Greed in Eleventh-Century England by Harriet O'Brien (£11.50)Publisher: London: Bloomsbury — 2005Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1582345961]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Plates; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Genealogical Tables;Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXI] 246 pages. Tags: emma queen consort canute king england queens britain normans vikings history ethelred edward confessor 11th century historical political military
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A History of Cambridgeshire by Bruce Galloway (£10.50)Publisher: Phillimore — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0850334500]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Plates; Black & White Drawings; Maps; Plans;

From the cover: “Cambridgeshire still shows the marks of people who have known and used it from earliest times. This is the story of the land and of its peoples. Prehistoric men built barrows and magnificent hill-forts like Wandlebury Ring; their remains litter the chalk belt about the Icknield Way. The Romans came and went, leaving roads, canals and treasure to mark their passing. Angles built gigantic defensive earthworks against the Saxons and founded rich monasteries like Ely for the good of their souls. Vikings raided and Normans conquered, facing their final challenge in the Cambridgeshire fens. This book is the first full history of Cambridgeshire to be published in more than 70 years. Covering the whole span of county history, from the arrival of the first men to the 20th century, it examines Town, Gown and County in all their aspects. Based on original research and intimate knowledge, its deliberately simple presentation is underlain by authority and scholarship. The concise and vivid text is given great visual impact by a wealth of carefully-selected illustrations and specially-drawn maps.”
Notes: Illustrated by Janet Kershaw (Maps). Size: 10" x 7¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Darwent County History series. 127 pages. Tags: galloway janet kershaw maps 0850334500 darwent county history cambridgeshire england isle ely eastern
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A Place in History by Paul Johnson (£10.50)Publisher: Book Club Associates — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges, tanned on the reverse. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned towared the margins.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white. From the flap: “Scattered through Britain are places and buildings which have formed stages on, which the continuing drama of British history has been enacted. This book links thirteen such sites, which feature in the Thames Television series, ‘A Place in History’. These essays, written to accompany the television series, provide a detailed historical commentary, blending the essential facts with anecdotes, artistic analysis, eye-witness descriptions from many centuries, provocative theories about British history and society, and pen portraits of the famous who have made these places live.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: affairs ages and andrew’s andrews associations bartholomew’s beaton before berkeley big birthplace bloody brighton britain britain’s british cambrensis cardinal castle cathedral celtic channel charles coke common creevey croker crome culture custodian dark david’s development devetopment dover drake early edward english episode evelyn events evolution extinction faraday fitzharding george geraldus
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A Place in History by Paul Johnson (£10.50)Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0297767577]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Leans. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. Later Printing. [First Edition: Same Year]. From the flap: “Scattered through Britain are places and buildings which have formed stages on, which the continuing drama of British history has been enacted. This book links thirteen such sites, which feature in the Thames Television series, ‘A Place in History’. These essays, written to accompany the television series, provide a detailed historical commentary, blending the essential facts with anecdotes, artistic analysis, eye-witness descriptions from many centuries, provocative theories about British history and society, and pen portraits of the famous who have made these places live.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: affairs ages and andrew’s andrews associations bartholomew’s beaton before berkeley big birthplace bloody brighton britain britain’s british cambrensis cardinal castle cathedral celtic channel charles coke common creevey croker crome culture custodian dark david’s development devetopment dover drake early edward english episode evelyn events evolution extinction faraday fitzharding george geraldus
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Architecture by David Jacobs (£10.50)Publisher: Newsweek Books — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0882251074]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “THE STORY OF BUILDING, writes the author of this penetrating study, starts the way stories of so many of mankind’s enterprises start — “speculatively, and in the almost immeasurably distant past”. But it would be an exasperating experience to trace the evolution of mud huts into pyramids, Greek temples, and Gothic cathedrals. Instead, he invites the reader to separate buildings for shelter from buildings as artistic statements. In an instant, we see architecture as a badge of civilization, “the requisite sign, the certain credential without which a society cannot be called civilized”. Architecture has some 170 illustrations, more than a third in full colour. Stunning modern photographs are juxtaposed with plans, cross sections, scale models, and historic views to form a vivid counterpoint to the authoritative text. A special, twenty-four page section, “Architects on Architecture”, contains excerpts from the writings of Louis H. Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Eero Saarinen, among others. A five-page chronology relates events in the history of architecture to other cultural and political developments, while a selected bibliography and a full index make this a valuable reference work.”Notes: Size: 10½" x 7½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 191 pages. Tags: aachen abramovitz acropolis agnese agrarian agrigento agrippa airport alaric alberti alhambra amen-re american amiens amorites andrea angkor antoni apartment aqueducts arabesque assyrians athena athens auxerre babylon bailey barbarians barcelona baroque barrel basilicas battista bauhaus beginnings bernard bernini beyond boniface borgund borobudur bramante bricks bridge bronze buddhism buffalo bunshaft burnham busier buttresses
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Exploring Saxon and Norman England by P.J Helm (£10.50)Publisher: Robert Hale — 1976Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0709157576]Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ a little unevenly sunned, mainly at spine and toward top edges. Upper panel nicked at top leading corner. Price Clipped. Internally bright and clean.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs. From the cover: “The aim is to provide the non-specialist traveller with an account of events in England from 400 to 1189, with descriptions of more than two hundred surviving remains and full directions for finding them. The great majority of these have been visited by the author himself. An unusual feature is the inclusion of a number of French sites closely connected with the period.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". 187 pages. Tags: celtic britain saxon settlers northumbria mercia wessex scandinavia saxon england norman conquest reign henry tristram camelot normans lionheart cathedrals cistercian abbeys
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Chilterns to Black Country by W. G. Hoskins (£8.50)Publisher: Collins — 1951Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little soiled with some edgewear. Top edges dusty. Internally bright and clean.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white with maps. No. 5 in the series. A guide to a well defined district, planned to give you the fundamental facts about its scenery, its monuments, its buildings, its natural history, its people and their work and characteristics.Notes: In the About Britain series. 92 pages. Tags: abbey adam's addison's agatha aldbourne aldbury aldworth alexander alice alice's alton amersham amy anne's anthony's ardington artist ashbury ashdown ashley ashmolean ashridge aston aubrey avebury avenue avon badon ballinger balliol bannister barbury barn barnes barrow basildon bassett bate battle baydon beacon beaconsfield beale beam bedwyn beeches bekonscot benet's berkhamsted berwick betjeman
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Chilterns to Black Country by Edited by Geoffrey Grigson (£8.50)Publisher: Collins — 1951Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Some wear at dust wrapper edges with a couple of small nicks and a little loss.Description: Volume V in the series. From the flap: "These books are guides to the living Britain, covering the whole country. Each is a guide to a well-defined district, planned to give you the fundamental facts about its scenery, its monuments, its buildings, its natural history, its people and their work and characteristics. The portraits are married to carefully selected photographs, including some in colour. Tours too are suggested and illustrated by road maps, drawings and notes."Notes: In the About Britain series. Tags: abbey adam's addison's agatha aldbourne aldbury aldworth alexander alice alice's alton amersham amy anne's anthony's ardington artist ashbury ashdown ashley ashmolean ashridge aston aubrey avebury avenue avon badon ballinger balliol bannister barbury barn barnes barrow basildon bassett bate battle baydon beacon beaconsfield beale beam bedwyn beeches bekonscot benet's berkhamsted berwick betjeman
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A Traveller's History of England by Christopher Daniell (£6.50)Publisher: Interlink Books — 1991Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0940793717]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Description: Notes: Illustrated by John Hoste. Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 293 pages. Tags: and anglo-saxons britain civil empire establishment great history industrial invasions normans occupation revolution roman the urbanism vikings wars
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