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

(1925), 2004, CD, Graphic Images, Searchable, Adobe Acrobat v6, PC and Mac, 652 pp, Heritage Books
"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 values of alternative routes." "In drawing the plans, as in compiling the itineraries, every effort has been made to show not merely main routes but the best." In addition this volume contains numerous maps and town plans, an alphabetical list of ferries throughout England and Wales, as well as a history of the Automobile Association. This road book provides three books in one: a road book, a gazetteer and an atlas. A place name index provides easy access to information.
CD3476 
Price: 19.95 USD

 

 

2 Clandestine Marriage in England, 1500-1850

MISC

851304 
Price: 9.96 USD

 
 

 

3 County House Brewing in England

MISC

851279 
Price: 19.96 USD

 

 

4 MAP: Black's Map of Yorkshire

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
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.
M26 
Price: 7.95 USD

 
 

 

5 MAP: England Circa 1875 (2 sheets)

Black and white maps, printed on two 18" x 24" sheets. The set:, Reproduction map of original
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.
X07 
Price: 12.95 USD

 

 

6 Politics, Religion, and Society in England

MISC

628761 
Price: 6.96 USD

 
 
What Happened Here? England Knowledge Cards


7 What Happened Here? England Knowledge Cards

Pomegranate Communications

K207 
Price: 9.95 USD

 

 

8 CD: Farnham Families in England
Antoinette Farnham Stepanek
(1995), 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 794 pp, Heritage Books
Covers 4 family groups.
CD3531 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
 

 

9 Farnham Families in England
Antoinette Farnham Stepanek
1995, 8x11, cloth, indices, 776 pp, Heritage Books
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.
S9244 
Price: 95.00 USD

 

 

10 Jolly Old England
Armand Francis Lucier
1996, 5x8, paper, index, 286 pp, Heritage Books
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 Queen's Head Alehouse) and let yourself get lost in the stories of Jolly Old England.
L0384 
Price: 26.50 USD

 
 
Portraits of the English, Volume II: Law and Order, Audrey Collins


11 Portraits of the English, Volume II: Law and Order
Audrey Collins
(1999), 2004, 5x8, paper, 60 pp, Heritage Books
"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 many faces of the English, with their faults as well as their virtues. As well as describing the current state of affairs, the writers made no secret of their opinions. In particular, Douglas Jerrold's description of a public hanging is a strong condemnation of capital punishment. For the modern reader, these extracts provide a fascinating insight into life in the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. The Metropolitan Police was still in its infancy, but the image of the policeman even in those early days is one which endured for many years. The description of the judge has also changed remarkably little, even up to the present. Volume II engages the reader with characterizations of the policeman, the exciseman, the common informer, the judge, and the hangman.
C0001 
Price: 6.50 USD

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


12 Portraits of the English, Volume III: In Sickness And In Health
Audrey Collins
(1999), 2004, 5x8, paper, 60 pp, Heritage Books
"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 many faces of the English, with their faults as well as their virtues. Volume III engages the reader with characterizations of the apothecary, the fashionable physician, the medical student, the monthly nurse, and the quack doctor.
C0002 
Price: 6.50 USD

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


13 Portraits of the English, Volume IV: The Army and The Navy
Audrey Collins
(1999), 2006, 5x8, paper, 56 pp, Heritage Books
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 from attire to gardens), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters reproduced in this volume provide a fascinating view of the lives of British military men in early Victorian England. The Napoleonic Wars were still within living memory at the time that these chapters were written. Charming period illustrations enhance the text.
C0093 
Price: 6.50 USD

 
Portraits of the English, Volume V: Working Lives, Audrey Collins


14 Portraits of the English, Volume V: Working Lives
Audrey Collins
(1999), 2005, 5x8, paper, 60 pp, Heritage Books
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 attire to working conditions), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters reproduced in this volume provide a fascinating view of working class life during the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. Charming period illustrations enhance the text.
C0094 
Price: 6.50 USD

 
 

 

15 Portraits of the English, Volume VI: Country Lives
Audrey Collins
(1999), 2005, 5x8, paper, 56 pp, Heritage Books
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 to carriages), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters reproduced in this volume provide a fascinating view of the changes taking place in society at this time. Most of the English population still consisted of country-dwellers, rather than town-dwellers, at the time these chapters were written. Charming period illustrations enhance the text.
C0095 
Price: 6.50 USD

 
The Shorter Family: England, America and Africa in the History of a Family, Aylward Shorter and Maggie Price Taylor


16 The Shorter Family: England, America and Africa in the History of a Family
Aylward Shorter and Maggie Price Taylor
(2003), 2007, 5x8, paper, index, 314 pp, Heritage Books, Inc
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 remarkable family. Part One, The Shorter Family in England 1298-2001, opens with a discussion on the derivation of the name (Shorter is a derivation of Schurterre, the name of a 14th century family of English Wealden glassmakers), followed by a absorbing narrative of the family in England that is rich in both genealogical data and historical detail. Part Two, The Shorter Family in America 1635-2001, opens with a discussion of the first American Shorter-John Shorter, followed by the transatlantic journeys of Sir John Shorter, William Shorter and the Virginia Shorters, John Shorter of Middlesex County, the Shorter Family in Georgia, the Shorter Family in Alabama, African American Slavery and the Shorter Family, African American Shorter Families (freed and enslaved), and concludes with Alfred Hurt Shorter and Shorter College. Numerous charts, maps, photographs, and a fullname plus subject index add to the value of this well-written, well-documented work.
T2293 
Price: 28.50 USD

 
 
Folktales of England, Briggs, Katharine M. and Ruth L. Tongue, editors


17 Folktales of England
Briggs, Katharine M. and Ruth L. Tongue, editors
208 pages, paperback, University of Chicago Press
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 World

Reviews
"This is a fine, homely feast, immediately intelligble. . . ."--Times Educational Supplement

". . . should be of special concern to Americans since many of the tales are parallel to or the source of our own folk stories."--Choice

"This is entertainment, to be sure, but is also part of man's attempts to comprehend his world."--Quartet

"Folktales of England is by all odds the most satisfactory general collection of folktales to come out of England since the advent of modern collection and classification techniques."--Ernest W. Baughman, Journal of American Folklore
074943 
Price: 23.00 USD

 

 

18 Most Illustrious Hereditary Prince: Letters to Their Prince from Members of Hesse-Hanau Military Contingent in the Service of England During the American Revolution
Bruce E. Burgoyne
2003, 5x8, paper, index, 196 pp, Heritage Books
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 on the troops' activities and situations such as food supply problems, deserters and their punishments, illnesses, recommendations for commendation of exemplary service, deaths, the conditions at encampment locations, pay issues, and the like. Interesting for the direct information they contain, the letters also serve as a window into the correspondence conventions of the time; the letters are addressed to the Most Illustrious Hereditary Prince, Gracious Sovereign and Lord; are signed by each "Most humble servant;" and the writers generally "lay themselves as Your Highness' feet" in an effort to remain in their prince's good graces, especially if they must convey unwelcome news. Mr. Burgoyne is a recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Revolution Roundtable of Philadelphia.
B2375 
Price: 22.00 USD

 
 
English Surnames, their Sources and Significations: 6th edition, Charles Wareing Bardsley


19 English Surnames, their Sources and Significations: 6th edition
Charles Wareing Bardsley
(1898), reprint, 5x8, paper, index, 612 pp, Heritage Books
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.
B3298 
Price: 43.50 USD

 
Londinopolis, c.1500 - c.1750: Essays in the Cultural and Social History of Early Modern London, Edited by Paul Griffiths and Mark S. R. Jenner


20 Londinopolis, c.1500 - c.1750: Essays in the Cultural and Social History of Early Modern London
Edited by Paul Griffiths and Mark S. R. Jenner
256 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, 2 b/w, 3 line drawings, paperback / softcover, Manchester University Press
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 forms of social organization. The essays in this volume cover the themes of polis and the police, gender and sexuality, space and place, and material culture and consumption. Within these themes are thieves, prostitutes, litigious wives, the poor, disease, "great quantities of gooseberry pye," and the taxing question of fresh water.

About Author
Paul Griffiths is the Professor of British History at Iowa State University.

Mark S.R. Jenner is Lecturer in History at the University of York.

Reviews
"...a charming and informative set of essays..."- Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance

Table of Contents
Popular Politics in 16th and Early-17th-Century London--Ian Archer * Reordering Ritual--Michael Berlin * Thief-Takers and Their Clients in London--Tim Wales * The Pattern of Sexual Immorality in 17th and 18th-century London--Faramerz Dabhoiwala * London Wives and Marital "Rights" in the Court of Exchequer in the Early-18th Century--Margaret R. Hunt * The Freedom of the Streets--Laura Gowing * Skirting the City?--Margaret Pelling * "Uniformity" in the Goldsmiths' Row--Paul Griffiths * The Poor Among the Rich--Jeremy Boulton * "Great quantities of gooseberry pye and baked clod of beef"--Sara Pennell * From Conduit Community to Commercial Network?--Mark Jenner
051525 
Price: 27.95 USD

 
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