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Image for Signposts to the past: Place Names and the History of England

Signposts to the past: Place Names and the History of England

By: Gelling, Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02996

ISBN: 085033649X

Condition: Very Good


Place-Names are important to the historian and the archaeologist. Quite apart from the inherent interest of the original meaning of a place-name, the fact that in England there six successive layers of language reflected in the stock of place-names means that they provide vital evidence for dating and, indeed, for estimating the mixture of races in the composition of the nation. There is a small tear ( 20 cm long ) near the base of the spine. otherwise a good ,clean, and tight copy. View more info

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Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo

By: Siân Rees

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04203

ISBN: 1782433872

Condition: Very Good


Who was Lucie Aubrac? What did she really do in 1943? And was she truly the spirit of " La vraie France ", or a woman who could not resist casting herself as a heroine, whatever the cost to the truth? Sian Rees' penetrating account is the first full English - language biography of this extraordinary woman. There is light wear to the edges of the D/W. there is also a dirty smudge on the front end paper. View more info

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Anglo-Saxon England

By: Stenton, Sir Frank.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03106

ISBN: 0198217161

Condition: Very Good


The period ( c. 550 - 1087 ) to which this volume relates extends from the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishments of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. The art, coinage and scholarship of the period is reviewed, and an account is given of the literature written in the English language , which forms the distinctive achievement of the Anglo-Saxon people. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. View more info

Milton's Punctuation .

By: Treip Mindele

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00241

ISBN: 0416136508

Condition: Very Good


In Milton's Punctuation Dr Treip gives an account of the particular use which Milton made of Punctuation and examines the tradition in which he worked. This is a first edition hardback book in V/G condition has is the D/W. View more info

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The Story of England

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Viking/Penquin Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02605

ISBN: 0670919039

Condition: Very Good


For a small country off the edge of Europe, England's influence on the history of the world has been disproportionately great. Its language and literature, and its ideas about politics and freedom, have spread across the whole of the globe. But what is England and who are the English? And how did the English people develop their unique way of seeing the world? There is a small tear to the top corner on the back panel of the DJ. View more info