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The Book of Cardiff

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000939

Condition: Very Good


A book produced for the conference of the National Association of Head Teachers in Cardiff 1937 and was given as a souvenir. 148 pp with chapters by many different people on various aspects of Cardiff, the history, architecture, fauna, folk-lore, geology and more, many period photographs and drawings. Book slightly darkened on edges, spine slightly faded and slightly at slant. View more info

Stansted Windmill a Pictorial Guide

By: N/A

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Stansted,

Seller ID: 001729

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet issued by Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill committee on the Stansted Windmill 12pp with informative text, many interesting photographs and a plan of the windmill. Booklet is in very clean near fine condition. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Hackney and Its Environs Changes Within Living Memory

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hackney Gazette: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002312

Condition: Very Good


Splendid card cover book on the history of Hackney and its environs, over fifty illustrations mostly old photographs from the late 1800s and early 1900s.54 pages, bright and clean, stitcing a little loose but still holding. Overall a nice copy of a fascinating book SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Worplesdon 2000 the Tale of Four Villages

By: N/A

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Guildford UK, Worplesdon Parish Council: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002321

Condition: Near Fine


A wonderful history of Worplesdon near Guildford in Surrey UK, 120 pages packed with historical facts accompanied by many old photographs and drawings. Book is extremely bright and clean SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Up the River from Westminster to Windsor and Oxford a Descriptive Panorama of Thames Scenery

By: N/A

Price: £118.00

Publisher: London, Waterlow and Sons Limited:

Seller ID: 002886

Condition: Good Plus


Splendid book on travelling the thames from Westminster to Oxford, not dated but appears to be late 1800s. 128 pages plus appendix with lots of information on toll charges, angling and very informative text on the places along the river, 18 pages of old adverts. 140 illustrations in text plus two pull out single colour maps, these maps are complete but have a few tears on each along some of the creases. Book is clean inside with neat previous owners name on rear of front... View more info

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Mitcham Fair Merton in Pictures Book 3

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Merton UK, Merton Library Service: 1991

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 003013

ISBN: 0905174097

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful photographic history of Mitcham Fair in Surrey UK 42 pages 34 of which each has two half page old photographs with descriptive text plus more text and old posters and a map. Illustrated card covers in very bright clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Book of the Highlands

By: N/A

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Glasgow, John Menzies and Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 003130

Condition: Good Plus


Old gide book to the Highlands of Scotland, not dated but from wording on an advert inside it is either 1934 or 1935. Book has 292 pages in very bright clean condition just some very light foxing on last page, many old advertisements and photographs, a really interesting book on Scotland. Outer card covers are a little dusty, a few light foxing spots and a small tear at bottom of spine 1.5 cms long, neat name in ink on front cover. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES... View more info

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The Buckinghamshire Domesday Book Studies 3 Volumes

By: N/A

Price: £94.00

Publisher: London, Alecto Historical Editions: 1988

Edition: First Limited/ Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 005334

ISBN: 0948459220

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in slipcase, consisting of introduction and translation, studies and folios and maps first editions. 179 pages in studies in bright clean condition with many illustrations, few very small light marks to outer covers, very bright. 81 pages in translation volume very bright and clean,few very small light marks to covers. 26 pages in folio and maps volume with two large maps in front pocket, this volume states this volume of the County edition of Great Domesda... View more info

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Souvenir of Falmouth

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Seller ID: 005467

Condition: Good Plus


Splendid book of photographs of Falmouth, 12 pages of sepia photographs just attached to page by top edge, in very bright clean condition just light mark to first one caused by oval cut away on front cover. Not dated but from appearance of photographs seems to be early 1900s, photographs contain people in period clothes, horse and cart and shipping plus buildings and places of interest. Only publishing details are the words Dainty series on rear cover, pages are bound t... View more info

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Rambles in Kent

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, J Mead:

Seller ID: 007581

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on rambling around Kent at the time of publcation which though undated is late 1800s. Contains 191 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few foxing spots to first and last couple of pages, previous owners inked details on first blank page dated 1885, this ink has seeped through in small spots to illustration opposite title page see image, paper is split on the inner hinge of the front endpaper but binding is sound and holding. Sixty two wood engra... View more info

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A Few Notes on the History of the Village of Milton Lilbourne Wiltshire

By: N/A

Price: £38.99

Publisher: Marlborough Wiltshire UK, County Paper Offices: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007679

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the village of Milton Lilbourne in wiltshire, 8 pages in bright clean condition,previous owners name on inside front board. 3 period B/w photographs plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, illustrated thick card covers are a little rubbed and woirn on edges especially top and bottom of spine, a few light marks.A pleasing example of this scarce book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A History of Eastington Near Stonehouse in Gloucestershire

By: A E Keys SIGNED

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire UK, A E Keys: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007207

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Eastington in Gloucestershire, privately printed second edition SIGNED by author on title page. 157 pages in overall clean condition just a few pages with small inked comments in margins, former owners name on front endpaper,NO dustwrapper, outer boards are slightly bowed, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Three Westmorland Rivers the Kent, the Sprint and the Mint

By: A Wainwright

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Kendall UK, Westmorland Gazette: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001560

ISBN: 090227225X

Condition: Very Good


Splendid book on three rivers in Westmorland, a collection of drawings by A Wainwright. Book is very good plus, wrapper complete, just lightly chipped on corners and few tiny tears along edges, water stain bottom left hand corner going round to back,this is not unsightly, blends in with wrapper, overall a very good example of this book . SEE IMAGE DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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Allars of Hawick

By: Adam Moffat Aitken SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hawick, John Murray Hood: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005397

Condition: Very Good


The annals of Allars Church on the Scottish borders, 100 pages in bright clean condition with several period photographs. Outer boards are clean, gold lettering is slightly dulled and light wear to edges. INSCRIBED by ADAM M AITKEN on front endpaper To mrs A J Aitken one of Allar's most enthusiastic supporters with my warm regards Adam M Aitken. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Guide to the Parish Churches of Piper Harrow and Shackleford Surrey

By: Alan Bott SIGNED

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Surrey UK, Alan Bott: 2006

Edition: First Edition First Private Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007694

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Parish Churches of Piper Harrow and Ahackleford Surrey. 136 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on title page To Stephen with grateful thanks for all your helpand encouragement Alan Bott 25 xi 07. NO dustwrapper, illustrated card covers are bright and clean. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AV... View more info

Railshead the History of Gordon, Lacy and St. Margarets Houses Isleworth

By: Alan Urwin (SIGNED)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bedfont UK, Hounslow and District History Society: 1974

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002219

Condition: Very Good Plus


The history of these houses in Isleworth Middlesex from 1437 to the time of printing 69 pages with plans and illustrations. Book and jacket very bright and clean.SEE IMAGE. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Story of Sidmouth

By: Anna Sutton SIGNED

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Exeter, Anna Sutton: 1959

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005165

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of Sidmouth and the villages of Salcombe Regis, Branscombe, Sidbury and Sidford. 205 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus very informative text. dustwrapper is also bright and clean a little rubbed on edges and a few small closed tears slight slant to spine. INSCRIBED by ANNA SUTTON on title page Remembering a happy outing with best wishes from Anna Sutton June 29th 1961. A nice copy especially with inscription ... View more info

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Putney Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Putney Bridge

By: Arthur Crotch SIGNED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Wandsworth Borough News Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004048

Condition: Very Good


A book written to mark the centenary of this church, 80 pages with much detail of the Church plus several illustrations. Book is very bright and clean , not sure if outer boards are original or it has been recased, if it has been recased it is a very professional job. On first blank page after the front endpaper there is an inscription by the author "Vera Crotch with the author's compliments and love", possibly to author's wife? A very nice attractive copy SEE IM... View more info

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The Church and Parish of St Nicholas Abingdon

By: Arthur E Preston

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005819

Condition: Very Good


A detailed look at this church and parish plus the early Grammar school to the end of the 16th century and Fitzharris an old Abingdon manor. 506 pages in bright clean condition with untrimmed edges on two sides,a couple uncut,a little light foxing to first and last couple of pages. Many illustrations and 4 pull out plans at rear all present as listed. Dustwrapper is a little marked fronrt and rear and heavily water stained on spine, wear to edges of wrapper. Still a pres... View more info

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The Romance of a Chiltern Village 5000 BC to 1957 AD

By: Arthur H Plaisted SIGNED

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Medmenham Bucks, The Village Bookshop: 1958

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007088

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Medmenham village , Buckinghamshire UK, privately printed with compliments slip pasted on half title page, SIGNED by ARTHUR H PLAISTED. 214 pages in very bright clean condition just some small light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages and outer edges of pages. Obituary notice of author pasted in opposite half title page. Many sepia photographs and maps, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright ... View more info