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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.

Occupation of Mashonaland. Views by W. Ellerton Fry. by Fry, W. Ellerton

London: Self-published, 1891., 1891. First printing. Very heavy folio. Unpaginated (41 stiff card leaves). Illustrated with 154 mounted photographs, all half-plate in size, with 5 panoramas consisting of two plates mounted side-by-side; all photographs ha...

From Thomas Dorn ABAA


RIGHTS OF MAN. Bound with; RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND. Combining Principle and Practice. by PAINE. THOMAS

J. S. Jordan. London. 1791 & 1792. FIRST EDITION, first printing of the second part, Fourth edition of the first. Two works bound in one volume. Small 4to.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). The first title; Bound without half title, viii, 8-171pp. -- The second title; ...

From Paul Foster Books



Odhams Press Limited. London. 1947. FOUR VOLUMES. First Odhams Press editions. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.7 inches). Finely bound for Churchill, by Zaehnsdorf bookbinders, for presentation. My early life is inscribed 'To Air Commodore G. Powell from Winston S. Churchi...

From Paul Foster Books



The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War, the first edition with interesting provenance by Winston S. Churchill

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1898. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. Very good plus. This is Churchill's first book, based on his exploits with Sir Bindon Blood's expedition on the Northwest Frontier of India in 1897. Offered here is ...

From Churchill Book Collector


The New Examen, the publisher's Limited Edition, signed by Winston Churchill, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, copy 31 of 50 by John Paget, with a Critical Introduction by Winston S. Churchill

London: The Haworth Press, 1934. Signed and Numbered Limited Edition. Full Leather. This is among the rarest and most desirable books with contributions by Sir Winston S. Churchill. The publisher produced 50 signed and numbered copies of this aptly named...

From Churchill Book Collector


The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, and Seales: with y Successions, Lives, Acts, and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar to the most gracious Sovereign King James by John Speed

Popes-head alley, at y signe of y White Horse: Imprinted by William Hall and John Beale. Sold by John Sudbury and Georg Humble. , 1611 A good copy of the extremely rare 1st edition of Speed's comprehensive work. In full leather binding which has been...

From E C Books


Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Islands. by William Camden, Edmund Gibson

London : Mary Matthews, for Awnnsham Churchill , 1722 A very good copy of Camden's Britannia, revised by Edmund Gibson, and published in 2 volumes in contemporary full leather binding. Page edges pale yellow. With 51 maps (48 by Robert Morden and 3 by...

From E C Books


The River War, An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by Winston S. Churchill

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1899. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing of Churchill's second published work, an unrestored, fully intact set in the striking, original bindings. The Mahdi, Mohammed A...

From Churchill Book Collector


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 People's Rights by Winston S. Churchill

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. First edition, only printing. Paperback. This is the first edition, first state of this striking, scarce, and fragile early collection of Churchill's speeches. In 1904, Churchill quit the Conservative Party and jo...

From Churchill Book Collector


The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II: Designed as a continuation of Hume. Embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original Designs. Six Volumes by T Smollett; John Thurston; George Wragge; David Hume

London: Printed for R. Scholey ... Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe ... B. Crosby & Co. ... London ; and J. Ballantyne & Co. Edinburgh, 1810. 1810-1811. Printer named in colophon ; v. 1-2, 5-6 printed by Ballantyne, v. 3-4 by Thomas Davison, London. V. 3-...

From Dale Steffey Books


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