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41 BELL, JR., Malcolm. Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family.
1987 
University of Georgia Press. 1987. First edition. Paperback. Large thick 8vo. 673 pages. B/w photographs. Index. Gift inscription to title-page o/w a very clean and sound copy. 74828 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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42 BENNETT, Michael. The Battle of Bosworth.
1985 
Alan Sutton, Gloucester. 1985. First edition. Large 8vo. Hardback with DW. Illustrated. Internally a clean and bright copy in slightly soiled and worn wrapper that is sunned to spine. 79680 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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43 BENSON, E. F. King Edward VII. An Appreciation. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR.
1933 
Longmans, Green and Co. No DW. First edition. 1933. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY, no recipient's name "With all good wishes from E. F. Benson - Lamb House: Rye. Nov. 29. 1934." The book was a prize for History and Literature awarded to Helen Newberry in September 1934 from Rye Collegiate School and has the award bookplate to the inside of the front cover. The author, who was the Mayor of Rye in 1934, signed it for her on the opposite page but without her name. We bought this item from Helen's daughter. Her mother died just recently in her 90s. Original black cloth gilt, spine faded, slightly creased and frayed at head of spine and along lower joint. Contents clean and fresh. 73656 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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44 BENSON, Edward. Life in a Medieval City Illustrated by York in the XVth Century.
SPCK, London 1920 
First Edition. No DW. Red cloth, black lettering. Illustrated. A partially faded copy. Pages 20/21 very browned o/w VG. 70196 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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45 BENTLEY, Michael. Lord Salisbury's World. Conservative Environments in Late-Victorian Britain.
Cambridge University Press. 2001 
First Edition. DW. 334pp inc index. Apart from 1inch closed tear to outer edge of wrapper, this is an excellent copy. NF/VG+ 64912 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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46 BERENBAUM, Michael. A Promise to Remember. The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of its Survivors.
Bulfinch Press, Boston. 2003 
First edition. NO DW. 4to. Pictorial cloth with wraparound band. Illustrated throughout and includes CD to pocket on inside cover. A beautiful production. NR. FINE. 68700 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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47 BERTON, Pierre. Klondike: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush.
W.H. Allen, London. 1960 
W.H. Allen, London. 1960 Hardback with DW. Maps and b/w photographs. Wrapper is price clipped with small chips and a large closed tear to front. Slight foxing to top edges otherwise a sound copy 67894 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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48 BETTS, John. The Story of the Irish Society. Being a Brief Historical Account of the Foundation and Work of the Honourable the Irish Society of London.
Printed privately. 1913 
First Edition. No DW. Green cloth, gilt. Illustrated. Tall slim 8vo. Boards are partially faded and slightly bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown has been inserted upside down. Endpapers browned, but pages are clean and bright and untrimmed at edges. VG+. 68769 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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49 BHATTACHARYYA, N. N. Indian Puberty Rites.
Indian Studies. 1968 
First edition. DW. Small tear to upper edge of wrapper and water stain to wrapper and edge of upper board o/w a clean copy. VG/VG. 57205 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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50 BIBESCO, Princess Marthe. The Sphinx of Bagatelle. Translated by Edward Marsh.
Grey Walls Press Ltd., London. 1951 
First edition, UK. DW. 220pp. 12pp. of ills. Bds. sl. soiled, sl. worn at extremities, outer edges lightly foxed, v. sm. indentation to spine. Some occ. light foxing throughout. Wrapper sl. soiled, unevenly faded, sl. foxed to lower panel, extremities worn and chipped with sm. close tear to tail of spine at joint with upper panel, internally soiled o/w VG/VG-. 15008 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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51 BICKERSTETH, John. Clerks of the Closet In The Royal Household. Five Hundred Years of Service to the Crown. Robert W. Dunning, Editor, Victoria History of Somerset.
Alan Sutton Publishing, Gloucester. 1991 
First edition. DW. xii, 136pp. Frontis. + 8pp. of b/w ills. Nr. fine in sl. sunned and sl. worn wrapper. The Author, John Bickersteth is sometime Bishop of Bath and Wells and Clerk of the Closet to the Queen. From the blurb: This book comprises biographies of all the 55 known Clerks since 1437. ISBN 0862998735. 15514 
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52 BILBY, Kenneth M. True-Born Maroons. Foreword by Kevin Yelvington.
University Press of Florida, Gainesville. 2005 
Blue cloth, gilt type to spine.514pp. B/w photographs. Index. Nr. Fine ISBN 0 8130 2873 6 43404 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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53 BLACK, J. B. The Art of History. A Study of Four Great Historians of The Eighteenth Century.
Methuen and Co. Ltd., London. 1926 
First edition. viii, 188pp. + [8]pp. of publisher's ads. at rear. Original green cloth, gilt. Head and tail of spine bumped. Ownership signature in pencil to top margin of front pastedown, Inner hinge visible o/w contents clean and sound. VG+. The historians studied in this item are: Hume, Gibbon, Voltaire, and Robertson. 31107 
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54 BLATT, Thomas Toivi. From the Ahes of Sobibor. A Story of Survival.
Northwestern University Press. Illinois. 1997 
Reprint. Paperback. Illustrations. 243pp. Unread, and in excellent condition. Fine. 62852 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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55 BLUGLASS, Kerry. Hidden from the Holocaust. Stories of Resilient Children Who Survived and Thrived.
Praeger, Westport 2003 
First Edition, US. DW. Illustrations. 271pp inc index. Boards very slightly warped o/w NF/NF. 68629 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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56 BLYTH, Henry. The Rakes.
2006 
Chalford Press, Stroud. 2006. DW. 220 pages. Very clean and sound. 81322 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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57 BOBBITT, Philip. The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History. SIGNED
2002 
First edition. Allen Lane, London. 2002. DW. xxxii + 922 pages. Index. Signed presentation copy from the author to Sir Howard Stringer, one-time head of CBS and Sony - inscription to title-page. Sl. wear to extremities of DW. 79556 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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58 BOLITHO, Hector. Albert The Good.
Cobden-Sanderson, London. 1933 
First Cheap edition. Green cloth, gilt. 306pp No DW. With delightful colour frontis. of a pear with fold-up flap revealing portrait of the Queen and Prince Albert with tissue guard, colour illustrations + large fold-out royal family tree at rear. Spine sunned and chipped to head, annotation to rear endpaper o/w VG. 47965 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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59 BORWICK, F. WHATLEY, N. Clifton College Annals and Register 1862-1947.
J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd, Bristol. 1948 
lxxx, 578pp. DW. Original blue cloth, gilt extra. Extremities rubbed and bumped. pages slightly browned o/w contents clean. Poor wrapper very worn and torn o/w VG+/VG. 30182 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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60 BOURNE, H.R. Fox. The Romance of Trade.
Cassell, Petter and Galpin, London. nd (c1870) 
Dark maroon cloth, gilt to spine. 379pp. Index. Extremities rubbed and sl. knocked. spine sunned. VG 59506 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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