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CD: The AA Road Book of England and Wales: With Gazetteer, Itineries, Maps and Town Plans

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3476


"The Itineraries total 31,000 miles. There are, of course, many minor roads which have been omitted as unessential to the main plan of this book, viz, the provision of a simple reference work for those desirous of planning their journeys or visiting the places of interest mentioned in the Gazetteer. Such roads may be traced on the map, the chief function of which is to provide, in conjunction with the descriptive headings, a ready means of assessing the comparative... View more info

MAP: Black's Map of Yorkshire

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: M26


Issued by A.& C. Black about 1875, John Bartholomew's map of this area identifies small towns, some manor houses and both major and minor roads. An attractive example of 19th century mapmaking. View more info

MAP: England Circa 1875 (2 sheets)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: X07


Counties, villages, and towns are identified in both England and Wales, as are the important railways and roads. Can be dissected and mounted to make a large 2' x 3' map. View more info

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What Happened Here? England Knowledge Cards

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Pomegranate Communications:

Seller ID: K207


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Politics, Religion, and Society in England

By: N/A

Price: $6.96

Publisher: MISC:

Seller ID: 628761


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County House Brewing in England

By: N/A

Price: $19.96

Publisher: MISC:

Seller ID: 851279


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Clandestine Marriage in England, 1500-1850

By: N/A

Price: $9.96

Publisher: MISC:

Seller ID: 851304


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Farnham Families in England

By: Antoinette Farnham Stepanek

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S9244


Covers four Farnham family groups with independent origins in Surrey, Suffolk, Yorkshire & Leicestershire. Identifies. A plausible tie between the John/Elizabeth and Ralph/Alice families, who arrived in Boston during the late summer of 1635. Provides an historical background for all Farnhams and descendants of Farnhams. View more info

CD: Farnham Families in England

By: Antoinette Farnham Stepanek

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3531


Covers 4 family groups. View more info

Jolly Old England

By: Armand Francis Lucier

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L0384


Inside this wonderful book is a collection of news items, stories, commentaries and depositions that were published under English datelines from 1720-1730 in Colonial American newspapers. All articles were originally published in English newspapers brought to the colonies by travelers. The articles are presented here verbatim. So, have a seat in your favorite easy chair, imagine you're in a tavern in London, (the Rose and Crown, the Halfmoon and Rummer, or maybe, the Que... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume IV: The Army and The Navy

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0093


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to a British soldier, a Chelsea pensioner, a British sailor, a Greenwich pensioner, and a midshipman. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume V: Working Lives

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0094


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to a postman, a linen-draper's assistant, a factory child, an undertaker, and an auctioneer. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything from att... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume II: Law and Order

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0001


"Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. A number of the contributors, including Jerrold, were liberal or radical journalists who went on to write for Punch, which was established in the following year. The aim was to entertain the reader, but the authors also claimed a "moral seriousness of purpose" in portraying the man... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume III: In Sickness And In Health

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0002


"Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. A number of the contributors, including Jerrold, were liberal or radical journalists who went on to write for Punch, which was established in the following year. The aim was to entertain the reader, but the authors also claimed a "moral seriousness of purpose" in portraying the ma... View more info

Portraits of the English, Volume VI: Country Lives

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0095


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to an old squire, a young squire, an English peasant, a farmer's daughter, and a farmer. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything from attire ... View more info

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The Shorter Family: England, America and Africa in the History of a Family

By: Aylward Shorter and Maggie Price Taylor

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: T2293


This extraordinary saga begins in 1298, with the earliest known makers of glass in England, spans more than 700 years and entwines two races. The first of the family settled in America in 1635, developed in Virginia with branches in Georgia and then Alabama. Lawyers, generals, a Governor of Alabama, television stars, a renowned jazz musician, and many other prominent individuals have sprung from these roots. England, America and Africa all played a role in this remarkabl... View more info

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Folktales of England

By: Briggs, Katharine M. and Ruth L. Tongue, editors

Price: $23.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press:

Seller ID: 074943


If wonder tales are not abundant in England, other kinds of folktales thrive: local traditions, historical legends, humorous anecdotes. Many of the favorite tales which English-speaking peoples carry with them from childhood come from a long tradition--stories as familiar to Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Spenser, and their many contemporaries as they are to us.1965 Series: (FW) Folktales of the WorldReviews"This is a fine, homely feast, immediately ... View more info

Most Illustrious Hereditary Prince: Letters to Their Prince from Members of Hesse-Hanau Military Contingent in the Service of England During the American Revolution

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2375


Letters (1776-1783) from 26 men, most of them officers of the Hesse-Hanau Hereditary Prince Regiment, have been translated from the German into English by Mr. Burgoyne. The prince of the title was the Count of Hanau. He ruled over Hesse-Hanau on the Rhine River and sent a total of 2,257 men to support the English war effort in North America. (He would later become Wilhelm IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel, upon the death of his father.) Most of these letters serve as reports... View more info

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English Surnames, their Sources and Significations: 6th edition

By: Charles Wareing Bardsley

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Edition: 6

Seller ID: B3298


A very comprehensive discussion of surname origins with chapters on patronymic surnames, locality derived surnames, surnames based on office, surnames from occupations, and nicknames. There are innumerable examples. View more info

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Londinopolis, c.1500 - c.1750: Essays in the Cultural and Social History of Early Modern London

By: Edited by Paul Griffiths and Mark S. R. Jenner

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Manchester University Press: Mar 2001

Seller ID: 051525


Events such as the Fire of London and the Plague, and historic locations like the Globe Theatre, are part of London's heritage. Yet until recently, the history of the city between 1500 and 1750 has been little studied. During this period, London's population soared from around 50,000 to nearly half a million--the demographic explosion transformed the city to a metropolis. London became a center of new social and sexual identities and a solvent of older, more hierarchical... View more info