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Biblio is proud to offer a wide collection of rare British history books. For those who love British history, there are many rare and antique British history books to choose from in our rare antiquarian book collection. British history is a popular subject, and there is a large variety or rare and antique books to choose from in the rare British history books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Browse our selection to find some truly wonderful examples of rare British history books.

The Life Of Queen Victoria And The Story Of Her Reign by Scull, W.E

RARE. By Charles Morris, L.L.D. Publisher Unstated. Copyright page states: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1901, by S.E. Scull, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington. All Rights Reserved". Complete title: The Life Of ...

From Mary Riversong


Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

This book is in poor condition.The binding is loose and coming apart. The previous owners names are written on the inside front board and the first end page. The cover is worn and spotted on the edges, corners and spine. The pages inside are tanned, yello...

From Revue & Revalued Books


The History of England, (2 vols), with the Continuation from the Revolution to the Accession of King George II, Summary and Lists, (2 vols) by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras, N. Tindal

Published by James, John & Paul Knapton, The Crown Inn, Ludgate-Street near the West End of St. Paul’s, 1732. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. The History of England. Written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Transla...

From Bailgate Books Ltd


THE SPECTATOR by Addison Joseph

London: J& R Tonson and S Draper, 1747. First edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. Hardcover Publisher: 1747 Printed for J& R Tonson and S Draper, London, 1747 A small book, as was usual in those days, convenient for a man to keep in a pocket. This...

From The Last Word


The Art of the Conquistadors [Graham Greene's copy] by Cali, Francois; photographs by Claude Arthaud and Francois Hebert-Stevens

London: Thames and Hudson, 1961. Very good/very good. Graham Greene's copy with his signature on the front free endpaper. Very good with some wear to edges and minor loss to dustwrapper....

From Nelson Rare Books, IOBA


Monasticon Anglicanum by Dugdale, Sir William

3 volumes, folio, contemporary leather, modern rebacking in leather, new endsheets, illustrated with engraved pre title, some text illustrations and 108 plates many folding, [40], 1151; 3, [14], 2, 1057; [6], 378, 218, [379-392 first index in volume 3] pp...

From Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints


The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII (with) The History of England, Under the House of Tudor. Comprehending the Reigns of K. Henry VII. K. Henry VIII, K. Edward Vi. Q. Mary, and Q. Elizabeth. [4 volumes) by Hume, David

London (1759, 1762): K. Millar, 1759. First Editions . Original Full Leather. Very Good. 10 1/2" Tall. Viii, 424 (Errata At Bottom Of Final Page), With Half-Title And Preliminary And Final Blanks. Viii, 446, With Errata On (447), Preliminary Blank,...

From Arroyo Seco Books


England's worthies. Select lives of the most eminent persons of the English nation, from Constantine the Great, down to these times by Winstanley, William (1628?-1698)

London: London: printed by J[ames]. C[ottrell]. and F[reeman]. C[ollins]. for Obadiah Blagrave, at the Bear in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1684. Full leather. Very Good. Octavo; [32], 661, [3]pp, complete with engraved frontispiece. In contemporary leather ...

From Lyppard Books


Britannia: or, a Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging. And for The better perfecting of the said Work, there is added an Alphabetical Table by Richard Blome

LONDON: Tho Roycroft for Richard Blome, 1673 A fair copy of the 1st edition sadly lacking all but 2 of the maps. This work is rare. Richard Blome was heavily criticised at the time for producing the work - being accused of plagiarising Camden and Speed. H...

From E C Books


A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Publisher's Presentation set of the first U.S. edition by Winston S. Churchill

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is a full publisher's presentation set of the U.S. first edition of Churchill's sweeping history and last great work. The first draft of A History of the English-Speaking Peop...

From Churchill Book Collector


Boscobel: or The compleat history of His sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the Battle of Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651. Introduced by an exact relation of that battle; and illustrated with a map of the city.[Bound with:] Claustrum regale reseratum or The Kings concealment at Trent. by Blount, Thomas, (1618-1679); Wyndham, Anne

London: London: printed by M. Clark, and to be sold by H. Brome and C. Harper, at their shops in S. Pauls Churchyard and Fleetstreet., 1680. 3rd Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Hove, Frederick Hendrick van. Octavo; [8], 81, [7], 90 pp.; portrait fron...

From Lyppard Books


Collections Towards the History and Antiquities of the Town and County of Leicester by John Nichols

London: John Nichols, 1790 This is part of the material gathered by John Nichols for his outstanding 4 volume work The History of Leicestershire. There are numerous different collations for this work, with some sections available separately. This volume c...

From E C Books


A State of the Proceedings of the Corporation of the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne, for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy, From their First Establishment in the Year 1704, to Christmas 1718. (1719) by John Ecton

First edition, 1719. xviii, 196, [2]. Rebound (about 150 years ago) in red half leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Bookplate of Library of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Massachusetts. Quality of the paper is just amazing - very...

From Ironwood Hills Books


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