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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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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 engravings plus 6 full page illustrations taken from steel engravings,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwra... View more info

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Rugby School Register Annotated Volume 1 from 1675 to 1849 Inclusive

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Rugby UK, A J Lawrence Printer to the School: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003843

Condition: Very Good


Deataied register of pupils entering Rugby School in this time period with reference to their parentage. 358 pages in clean condition just slight browning to outer edges of the pages, few light foxing spots to first and last few pages and four others inside. Outer covers have a few light marks and slightly darkened on spine, slight wear top and bottom of spine. A pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 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 together with original cord, rear cover has diagonal crease from top to bottom edges 7½ inches long, small closed tear to ova... 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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Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Growing in the Grounds of Syon House Brentford

By: A Bruce Jackson

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, West Newman and Co: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006350

Condition: Good Plus


Informative catalogue of the trees and shrubs at Syon House at the time of publication. 36 pages plus 2 page index in overall clean condition just endpapers browned and a few light foxing spots to first and last few pages and top outer edges of pages, occasional pencil dates by some entries. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbedon edges and spine slightly discoloured. A sound clean book SEE IMAGE. 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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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 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 SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 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 IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 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 presentable copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 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 and clean, not price clipped, outer boards are very bright with light mark towards bottom front board this shows up darker th... View more info

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Ale Feasts and Country Taverns

By: Arthur H Plaisted SIGNED

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Medmenham Bucks, The Village Bookshop: 1962

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007089

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on ale festivals and taverns in Medmenham village Buckinghamshire UK, privately printed with compliments slip pasted on half title page, SIGNED by ARTHUR H PLAISTED. 64 pages in very bright clean condition, many sepia photographs and illustrations all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, outer boards are very bright with light mark towards top right of front board this shows up darker than it actually is in the image. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Stones of Britain

By: B C G Shore

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill Books Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006416

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on old buildings, roads, monuments and materials used in preserving them. 302 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is clean with som light wear to edges,corners and a couple of tiny closed tears to top rear edge of wrapper, tiniest of bumps to two corners. HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing sound example of the first edition of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Poole Bay and Purbeck (2) 1660-1920

By: C Cochrane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dorchester UK, The Friary Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006749

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Poole in Dorset, a sequel to Poole Bay 300BC-AD 1660. Contains 115 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, maps and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, light wear to edges and slight fade to spine. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames from Oxford to the Nore 1881

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Charles Dickens All the Year Round Office: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007512

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the river Thames and the areas it passes through, subtitled an unconventional handbook providing a wealth of information and social history of the areas.268 pages in bright clean condition, just very slight browning to edges of pages due to quality of paper used, 12 pages of index and artistic period adverts.small splits to paper at hinges of illiustrated endpapers but binding is sound. Several full page maps all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn on edges and slightly darkened from age. Still a nice example of this... View more info

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A Saunter Through Kent with Pen and Pencil

By: Charles Igglesden

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ashford Kent UK, Kentish Express: 1919

Seller ID: 004435

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the Kent countryside, 85 pages plus index in overall bright clean condition just a little browning to endpapers and ocassional small foxing spots. Many B/w drawings several full page protected by tissue guards. Outer covers are a little dusty and a few light marks. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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All Saints Woodham 1894-1994 Souvenir Brichure

By: Compiled By Peter Harding

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pyrford UK, Pyrford Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006626

Condition: Near Fine


Very informative book on the history of All Saints Church in Woodham Surrey UK. 50 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper as issued outer card covers are very bright and clean , a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Cobham Tilt a Guide and History

By: David C Taylor SIGNED

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Cobham UK, Cobham Conservation and Heritage Trust: 2010

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007436

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Cobham Tilt in Surrey UK. 51pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Some West Surrey Villages

By: E A Judges

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Guildford UK, Surrey Times Printing and Publishing Co Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005971

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on West Surrey villages,143 pages in overall bright clean condition with just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages. Small split to front endpaper at top inner hinge 3½ inches long but binding is sound only the paper split, neat former owners name on half title page. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed on edges and some light marking. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info