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Dacorum Within Living Memory

By: Cathy Shipman, Don Jackson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Watford UK, Pageprint Watford Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008209

ISBN: 0951177737

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Hemel Hempstead and surrounding area, Berkhamsted,Kings Langley, and Tring.240 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, HEAVY BOOK 1.6Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Abbotsholme

By: Cecil Reddie

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Geoge Allen: 1900

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006761

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Abbotsholme school in staffordshire, 640 pages in bright clean condition just very light foxing to outer edges of pages and first and last couple of pages, endpapers are browned, top edges of pages gold. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are faded in patches to front a rear boards, spine not affected. Still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUES View more info

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Abbotsholme

By: Cecil Reddie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1900

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007539

Condition: Good Plus


In depth history of Abbotsholme School in Staffordshire, founded by the author Cecil Reddie, 640 pages in overall bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and the occasional very small foxing spots to first and last couple of pages 30 splendid period B/w photographs of the school and people involved with it and two portraits,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are faded in patches front and rear, top edges of pages are gold A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Grimsby : The Greatest Fishing Port in the World

By: Chapman, Peter

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Derby UK, Breedon Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 004397

ISBN: 1859833233

Condition: Very Good


A detailed look at the history of Grimsby fishing port over the years. 160 pages with many old photographs. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Albert King of the Belgians

By: Charles D'ydewalle

Price: £10.95

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co: 1935

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000515

Condition: Very Good


More than a history of this monarch it is a collection of memories from a jounalist who spent much time with the king. 304 pp slight foxing to outer edges of pages, spine slightly darkened and lightly rubbed top and bottom. View more info

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The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants

By: Charles Darwin

Price: £155.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008065

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on clmbing plants original reprint 1888 fourth thousand. 208 pages iplus 32 pages of adverts first couple of pages uncut at tops,all pages in clean condition just neat former owners name on first blank page dated 1890 and very slight, minor browning to first and last couple of pages. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean with light rubbing to cornersand top and bottom of spine. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. 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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London of To-day an Illustrated Handbook for 1891

By: Charles Eyre Pascoe

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent and Co.: 1891

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 004097

Condition: Good Plus


Seventh annual edition of this London guide 420 pages plus supplement. Contains information on where to stay, where to dine, clubs, theatres,events, buildings and streets plus much more, many drawings and old adverts. Occasional foxing to pages and browning to outer edges of pages there are splits to paper of front and rear endpapers at the hinges but the binding is sound. Outer covers, the blue colour background , the lettering and the illustrations are faded but still a pleasing copy of a very interesting book on London SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Book of Records of Weymouth; Sometime Known as Weymouth Grammar School and Also as Weymouth Collegiate School

By: Charles G Falkner

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Manchester, Richard Johnson and Sons Limited: 1923

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007846

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative register of the people associated with Weymouth College,third edition, 416 pages in overall bright clean condition just light tanning to extreme edges of pages, neat former owners name on front endpaper dated 1923. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marksand spine very slightly faded. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Armouries of the Tower of London Volume 1

By: Charles J Ffoulkes

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004223

Condition: Good Plus


Details of the arms and armour kept in the Tower of London at the time of publication, this is volume one of two volumes. 220 pages with many photographs of the arnour, some full page with tissue protectors. Pages are clean and bright, outer covers have a few light marks and a little rubbed on edges. HEAVY BOOK 2-2 kg EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing copy of an informative book SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Trees of Northeastern America

By: Charles S Newhall

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005764

Condition: Good


Detailed book of trees of North Eastern America, 250 pages in overall clean condition just some light occasional foxing and previous owners name on first page dated 1890. Many drawings plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with small losses top and bottom of spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Society of Chemical Industry in Basle 1884-1934

By: Chemical Industry in Basle

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Chemical Industry in Basle: 1934

Edition: First Edition First English Printing

Seller ID: 006253

Condition: Very Good


Detailed history of the Chemical Industry in Basle Switzerland, 85 pages in very bright clean condition, many splendid full page colour illustrations plus very informative text. Patterned dustwrapper is a little worn on edges with a couple of small tears to top of wrapper spine. Slipcase matches the wrapper and is a little worn on edges with some light fading to edges,HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a very nice clean book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The American Retreat: The Reagan Foreign and Defense Policy

By: Churba, Joseph SIGNED

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, Gateway Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006143

ISBN: 0895266040

Condition: Very Good


Bright clean hardback in dustwrapper, 251 pages in bright clean condition just slight browning to extreme edges. Detailed account of this period in history, dustwrapper is also bright and clean. INSCRIBED by AUTHOR on front endpaper To L... B... with admiration and best wishes for success in our mutual quest for security and peace Joseph Churba May 1985. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The History of Civil Defence No 3 Weston Super Mare Area

By: Civil Defence Services

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Weston Super Mare, Civil Defence Organisation: 1945

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007714

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on civil defence in Weston Super Mare during the second World War, 76 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated paper covers are a little dusty and lightly markeda couple of tiny creases to bottom right cornerof cover. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Brookwood Necropolis Railway

By: Clarke, John M.

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Oxford Uk, The Oakwood Press: 1988

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged

Seller ID: 004304

ISBN: 0853613753

Condition: Very Good


From the Locomotion paperds series this number 143, second enlarged edition. 96 pages with many photographs, maps and illustrations giving the history of this railway which provided transportation of the deceased to the London Necropolis. Book is very bright and clean a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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India Stepmother

By: Claude H Hill

Price: £98.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003440

Condition: Good Plus


A history of India and its people from 1866 until the time of publication. 333 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light foxing spots inside and on the outer edges of the pages quite minor. Some pencil notes on front endpaper and previous owners name in pencil on half title page. Outer covers have a few light marks and slight fading to spine light rubbing to corners, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Douglas Motorcycle the Best Twin

By: Clew, Jeff

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Somerset UK, Haynes Publishing Group: 1981

Edition: Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 003935

ISBN: 0854292993

Condition: Very Good


A very detailed history of the classic Douglas motorcycle from its beginning through the triumphs and tragedies of its production. 250 pages with many old photographs of the machines, the factory floor and the people involved. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean just some very light browning to extreme edges of pages, very minor and a couple of very light marks to front endpaper . A nice copy in clear protective non adhesive sleeve SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny 1865-1950

By: Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny

Price: £49.90

Publisher: France, Société d'Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007395

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the Orbigny shipping Company, FRENCH TEXT NO English translation. Original thick embossed and decorated card covers have been preserved and the whole book recased in a blue hard cover,this has been done for the Institute of Transport London single stamp on blank page.. 170 pages in very bright clean condition just a few pencil marks on last couple of pages, easily erased. Many B/w photographs, facsimile documents and illustrations, all present plus very informative text in FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean and sound, HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with... View more info

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Brylcreem Book of the World Cup

By: Compiled and Edited By Malcolm Graham

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Romania, Creative Motivity Ltd: 1970

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002463

Condition: Very Good


Book of the Soccer World Cup, a short history of how it began and then stories of the players and matches. 95 pages with many colour and B/w photographs, book is little rubbed on edges and couple of tiny splits top of spine. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Spirit of Romany

By: Compiled By H L Gee

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, St Hugh's Press Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004146

Condition: Very Good


A book dedicated to the life and spirit of Romany the Naturalist and broadcaster. 61 pages with exerpts from his books plus contributions from people who knew him, many photographs and illustrations. Book is bright and cleanjust a little very light browning to endpapers,neat previous owners details in ink on front endpaper, couple of small light marks to illustrated boards otherwise very bright and clean, dustwrappera little browned on spine and edges and little wear on edges. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info