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Image for The Book Of The Words And Music Written And Composed For A Thanksgiving And Pageant To Be Held At Romsey Abbey And In Broadlands Park On June 25, 26 & 27, A.d. 1907 In Celebration of the Thousandth Anniversary of the Founding of Romsey Abbey by King Edward the Elder in the Year 907...

The Book Of The Words And Music Written And Composed For A Thanksgiving And Pageant To Be Held At Romsey Abbey And In Broadlands Park On June 25, 26 & 27, A.d. 1907 In Celebration of the Thousandth Anniversary of the Founding of Romsey Abbey by King Edward the Elder in the Year 907...

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Romsey, England, Mayor's Parlour / Town Hall: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32771


B&W Illustrations; Alternate title: Romsey Millenary Celebration A. D. 907-A. D. 1907. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book cover have some light bumping, with a noticeable bump to the top corners. The white cloth spine and corners have ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable gene... View more info

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The Comic History of England with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts (Two Volumes in One)

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, England, Punch Office at Fleet Street: 1864

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33958


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. Two volumes in one. Included are 20 hand-colored plates along with two-hundred woodcuts. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The green cloth covered boards have gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and gilt decoration to the front cover. There is edge wear, rubbing and light fraying to the spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers. The front top spine j... View more info

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Coronation Souvenir Book 1937

By: Beckles, Gordon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Daily Express Publication: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36342


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized hardback book (coffee table sized book) . The book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing. The bottom spine joints have some tearing and fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have light, but noticeable foxing , especially at the edges. The frontispiece is in full color. "The coronation of Geo... View more info

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THE LAST PLANTAGENETS

By: Costain, Thomas B. (Bertram)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27570


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light fading to the lettering on the spine and one small spot of fading / toning to the bottom spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of two pages where there is some toning / burning due to a newspaper clipping (regarding the succession of the Plan... View more info

Image for The Prince of Wales Book A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. Renown 1919-1920

The Prince of Wales Book A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. Renown 1919-1920

By: HRH The Prince of Wales (Edward the VII)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & Boston, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29962


This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The red cloth covers have some ground-in dirt. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name and date on the half title page. Included is a facsimile of the letter written by Prince Edward regarding this book. "I am publishing t... View more info

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Alfred The Great

By: Hughes, Thomas (M. A P. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, MacMillan & Co. Publishers: 1887

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35405


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wera, bumping and spots of fraying. The spine of the book has noticeable toning. Both front and rear endpapers have the hinge stuck to the pastedown pages about half an inch, and the front inner hinge has cracked. The text pages are clean and bright. "Alfred the Great (Old Englis... View more info

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The Private Life Of King Edward VII (Prince of Wales, 1841-1901)

By: Member Of The Royal Household

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1901

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35908


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. There is a light slant to the spine of the book and fading / sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. "Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and... View more info

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The Holland House Circle

By: Sanders, Lloyd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York / London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35847


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The covers have several small spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. TEG (Top Edge Gilt). "Under the 3rd Baron Holland and his wife Elizabeth, the house became noted as a glittering social, literary and political... View more info

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The Way We Were in Newport

By: Underwood, Terry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pontypool, Gwent, Terry Underwood: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28259


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light, but noticeable bumping to the spine ends of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some edge wear, nicking and several small edge tears. "Terry Underwood was born in Newport and is well known throughout South Wales for his theatrical work. Actor, comedi... View more info

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The Marrying of Anne of Cleves Royal Protocol in Tudor England

By: Warnicke, Retha M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28933


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear endpaper has several spots of dirt. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking to the top rear panel. "On 6 January 1540 Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves, his fourth wife but only his second foreign-born one, with the goal of siring more male children to sec... View more info