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We sell secondhand books and sheet music online and offer an eclectic (perhaps eccentric!) selection ranging from modern first edition hardbacks and quality paperbacks to the interesting, unusual and rare; the hard to find, collectible and out of print, including: secondhand Antiques and Collectibles, the Armed Forces and Art and Design, not to mention hard-to-find Antiquarian books; rare Auto/Biography titles, Memoirs and Diaries and unusual Body, Mind and Spirit books, as well as secondhand hardbacks on Business and Finance and collectible Children's titles, used Comics and Graphic Novels; and also lovely books on Christmas, secondhand paperbacks on Country Life and Agriculture, Crafts and Trades, unusual Erotica and Feminism and lots of interesting used Fiction of all kinds, including rare Crime titles, plus out-of-print Cookery books and collectible items about Wine, unusual Foreign Language books (especially Welsh and German) and used Sheet Music of all kinds from classical to rock, choral to jazz, rare and hard-to-find books on Freemasons and Secret Societies, Games and Gaming and used, out-of-print hardbacks on the Geosciences: Geography and Geology and Meteorology; Health and Medicine and History of every kind including Archaeology; collectible titles on Hobbies and Pastimes, House and Garden, as well as out-of-print books on Humour, Journalism, Media and Current Affairs. Secondhand titles on Language and Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics and Statistics; masses of hard-to-find used classical and contemporary Sheet Music and out-of-print Musical Scores, including books on How To Play Music and Musical Instruments; unusual hardbacks on Myths and Legends, Natural History and Ecology, Ornithology and Bird Watching; secondhand books on the Performing Arts, Pets and Animals, interesting Plays and Screenplays and a generous selection of interesting out-of-print Poetry. Hall of Books for Secondhand Books and Sheet Music Online. We also sell used Reference titles, rare Religion, Theology and Philosophy books, hard-to-find Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, and secondhand Science, Sexuality and Shropshire UK books (including The Welsh Marches); not to mention rare Signed hardbacks and paperbacks, used books on the Social Sciences: Anthropology and Economics, Law and Politics, Psychology and Sociology, Counselling and Social Work, as well as hard-to-find Sports books, and interesting items on Teaching and Education, Transport and Travel with, last but not least, hard-to-find books on True Crime. We also sell a lot of items relating to Shropshire and the Welsh Marches, as well as Welsh Language books. And, finally, we have an increasing selection of Antiquarian books which, by definition, are old, interesting and largely out-of-print. Hall of Books for secondhand books and sheet music online from Shropshire UK: the interesting, unusual and rare,  the hard-to--find, collectible and out-of-print.....plus a whole lot more in between!

 
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History
This is another large category on the Hall of Books website covering history across a wide range of topic areas. This section will develop further as we add more titles to our site - Archaeology may move in the fullness of time.

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A Little History Of Lancashire (Our Own County Series)
1 A Little History Of Lancashire (Our Own County Series)
Thomas Nelson And Sons 1899 Paperback Fair 
"Cloth softback edition in the Nelson ""Our Own County Series', 1899, in overall fair-to-good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth covers are soiled and rubbed to edges with light creasing to a couple of corners. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. An excellent reading/study copy. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Adventure On The Seven Seas
2 Adventure On The Seven Seas
The Sunshine Press Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Undated hardback edition, c. 1940s, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards slightly tanned and rubbed to edges . Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - a couple of the b&w illustrations have been very neatly hand-coloured; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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Authorised Guide To The Tower Of London
3 Authorised Guide To The Tower Of London
The Tower Of London 1929 Paperback Good 
"Paperback edition (Under Revision), 1929, in overall fair-to-good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers rubbed and slightly tanned with owner's name to upper front edge. Internally clean. Stapled binding tight - staples starting to rust a little; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name and address to first page; text, illustrations, period advertisements and fold-out map bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Battle Picture Weekly Annual 1980 (A Fleetway Annual)
4 Battle Picture Weekly Annual 1980 (A Fleetway Annual)
IPC Magazines Ltd 1979 ISBN 085037393X / 9780850373936 Hardback Very Good 
"Hardback annual with glazed boards and no jacket as issued. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - small printers error: pages 57 to 64 have been bound-in upside down, otherwise virtually as new. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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British Vessels Lost At Sea 1939-45
5 British Vessels Lost At Sea 1939-45
Patrick Stephens 1980 ISBN 0850594200 / 9780850594201 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback reprint, 1980, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - light shelfwear and fading to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - jacket clipped, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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Clifton at Bude and Butcombe: The Story of a School in Evacuation
6 Clifton at Bude and Butcombe: The Story of a School in Evacuation
Bristol Old Cliftonian Society and J. W. Arrowsmith 1946 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Second impression hardback, 1946, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and front panel, are slightly tanned to spine and rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep; slight toning but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Copper Through The Ages
7 Copper Through The Ages
Copper Development Association 1934 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1934, with no jacket. In overall good condition with only the usual signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards tanned to spine and spine head frayed. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends and prelims with a few light age-spots, text and plates clean and clear throughout. Private copy, not an old library book." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Domesday 1086-1986: An Exhibition To Celebrate The 900th Anniversary Of Domesday Book
8 Domesday 1086-1986: An Exhibition To Celebrate The 900th Anniversary Of Domesday Book
Millbank Publications 1986 ISBN 0946171734 / 9780946171736 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback edition, 1986, in overall very good used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Farmhouses And Cottages In Wales: A Picture Book
9 Farmhouses And Cottages In Wales: A Picture Book
"National Museum Of Wales, Weslh Folk Museum" 1970 Paperback Good 
"Fourth impression paperback pamphlet, 1970, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Gibbon On Christianity: Being The 15th And 16th Chapters Of Gibbon's Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire. (The Thinker's Library)
10 Gibbon On Christianity: Being The 15th And 16th Chapters Of Gibbon's Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire. (The Thinker's Library)
Watts & Co. 1930 Hardback Good 
"First hardback edition in the Thinker's Library series (no.11), 1930, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges and spine a touch darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.
11 Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.
W&R Chambers Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Undated hardback, circa 1900, with no dust jacket. In overall very good good condition - red cloth boards, with gilt and black decorative titles to spine and front, are a little soiled and spine tanned, spine head and tail slightly rubbed. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions - ffep has been cut to remove previous owner's details; page-ends and prelims lightly tanned but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Four books in one binding - frontispiece plates of the subject at the beginning of each book still retain tissue-paper guards. An excellent copy from a private collection, not ex-library. 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Journal Of The Chester And North Wales Architectural Archaeological And Historic Society: Volume 49
12 Journal Of The Chester And North Wales Architectural Archaeological And Historic Society: Volume 49
G. R. Griffiths Ltd 1961 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback Society Journal, 1961, in overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - green paper covers lightly tanned to spine and edges, backstrip torn at spine tail. Internally clean. Binding overall tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name and small stamp to reverse of front cover; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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KaNgwane: The Heart of Lowveld
13 KaNgwane: The Heart of Lowveld
KaNgwane Governmnet Paperback Good 
"Paperback edition with a foreword by The Chief Minster of KaNgwane The Hon. Enos J. Mabuza. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Kelly's Directory Of Shropshire: 1929
14 Kelly's Directory Of Shropshire: 1929
Kelly's Directories Ltd 1929 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Fifteenth edition hardback, 1929, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - original red cloth boards rubbed to edges and lightly soiled. Internally clean. Binding overall tight - minor crack to gutter at front pastedown, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning but text and period advertisements clean and clear throughout. Retains original fold-out coloured map to title page - creased and repaired. This book weighs over 1kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 49.95 GBP
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Monuments Threatened Or Destroyed: A Select List 1956-1962
15 Monuments Threatened Or Destroyed: A Select List 1956-1962
HMSO 1963 Paperback Very Good 
"Royal Commission On Historical Monuments paperback, 1963, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Secrets and Stories of The War. Volume 2
16 Secrets and Stories of The War. Volume 2
Reader's Digest 1963 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback with no jacket (as published). In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage, with some minor rubbing to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions. A little age-tanning to page edges but text and illustrations clear throughout. We also have the matching companion title - Secrets and Stories of the War Volume 1 " 
Price: 10.95 GBP
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Swinton and Pendlebury Remembered
17 Swinton and Pendlebury Remembered
Swinton and Pendlebury Local History Society with Salford Museum and Heritage Service Life Times Project 2001 Paperback Very Good 
"First paperback edition, 2001, in overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 22.95 GBP
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18 The Call Of Chambercombe: A True Story Of The North Devon Coast
The Chronicle Press (Ilfracombe) Ltd 1956 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Hardback reprint, 1956, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth boards rubbed to edges and faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to feps but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Diary of a Staff Officer (Air Intelligence Liaison Officer) at Advanced Headquarters North B.A.F.F. 1940
19 The Diary of a Staff Officer (Air Intelligence Liaison Officer) at Advanced Headquarters North B.A.F.F. 1940
Methuen & Co. Ltd 1941 Hardback Good 
"Third edition hardback, 1941, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards a touch faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to ffep; text and maps bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Fourteenth Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: Souvenir Programme 1960
20 The Fourteenth Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: Souvenir Programme 1960
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 1960 Paperback Good 
"Paperback souvenir programme for the 14th Eisteddfod, 1960, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers lightly rubbed with repair to spine fold at spine tail. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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