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1730 William Dugdale Antiquities of WARWICKSHIRE Illustrated
1730 William Dugdale Antiquities of WARWICKSHIRE Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A collection of records, illustrations, maps and manuscripts documenting the history of Warwickshire.  William Dugdale's place in the annals of historical scholarship is an honourable one. His speciality was the retrieval...

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1776 The Worthiness of Wales A Poem Thomas Churchyard Second Edition 1587 Ed
1776 The Worthiness of Wales A Poem Thomas Churchyard Second Edition 1587 Ed

Price: £200.00

A poem regarding the history and charm of Wales.The second edition of this work, reprinted from the 1587 edition of the poem.Page 106 is misnumbered as 06 as called for.This work is in both prose and poetry. There are many notes...

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1786-1796 5vols The History and Antiquities of University of Oxford Halls Wood
1786-1796 5vols The History and Antiquities of University of Oxford Halls Wood

Price: £345.00

A uniformly bound set of Anthony Wood's works on the University of Oxford.Edited from the original manuscripts with an introduction on the author and a commentary by John Gutch.The first edition of these works in book form.Four volumes...

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1791 The History of the Town of Taunton First edition Ilustrated J Toulmin Maps
1791 The History of the Town of Taunton First edition Ilustrated J Toulmin Maps

Price: £120.00

A first edition illustrated history of Taunton in the county of Somerset.Toulmin looks at the ancient state of the town, the plans and public structures, along with its civil constitution, trade manufacture and navigation, politics,...

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1793 A Tour Through The South of England, Wales and Ireland by Edward Clark
1793 A Tour Through The South of England, Wales and Ireland by Edward Clark

Price: £485.00

A beautifully illustrated travel book touring the South of England, small parts of Ireland and Wales. The tour starts from Portsmouth, Hampshire, continues through Wiltshire, Cornwall and all surrounding counties, ending in Middlesex. First...

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1797 2vols Residence in FRANCE by John GIFFORD
1797 2vols Residence in FRANCE by John GIFFORD

Price: £350.00

A scarce early edition of A residence in France. Bound in calf. Rebacked. Two volumes. Scarce. John Richards Green pseudonym John Gifford (1758-1818) was a Tory pamphleteer. He abandoned his paternal name of John...

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1798 William Marshall The Rural Economy of the Southern Counties Maps Vol I
1798 William Marshall The Rural Economy of the Southern Counties Maps Vol I

Price: £375.00

A scarce first edition of this work on rural economy.Volume I only of II. Collated: Volume complete with two page folding map before title page.With the bookplate of Clan Laing. William Marshall was an 18th century English writer on...

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1801 The Cambrian Directory Welsh Territories Charts second edition Caerphilly
1801 The Cambrian Directory Welsh Territories Charts second edition Caerphilly

Price: £99.99

A scarce edition of this guide to the rugged backbone of Wales. The directory was complied by two friends who journeyed and documented their adventure that began in July 1798 in Cheltenham. They travelled eight hundred miles overall...

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1803 The History and Description of Colchester With an Account of Antiquities
1803 The History and Description of Colchester With an Account of Antiquities

Price: £28.00

The first volume of this work on Colchester.Volume I of II only.With an illustrated frontispiece.This work regards the history of the Essex town of Colchester.No author is attributed to the title page, with Copac attributing authorship...

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1805-1808 4 Vols The Beauties of SCOTLAND Forsyth
1805-1808 4 Vols The Beauties of SCOTLAND Forsyth

Price: £350.00

A fascinating set of topography exploring the Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, and Manufactures; of the Population, Cities, Towns, Villages, of each County within Scotland. Really wants a rebind, but a good set and priced to allow...

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1818 ELECTION of WILTSHIRE POLITICS History 1st
1818 ELECTION of WILTSHIRE POLITICS History 1st

Price: £115.00

This is the first and only edition of this scarce work with paper covered board and printed spine label. An interesting piece of local history which contains all the Advertisements, Letters, Squibs, songs etc during the Election,...

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1819 Excursions in the County of Essex Volume II Thomas K Cromwell Illustrated
1819 Excursions in the County of Essex Volume II Thomas K Cromwell Illustrated

Price: £85.00

A travel and topographical guide to Essex.The second volume only. Lacking volume I.First edition of this volume.Illustrated throughout. Lacking 'Remains of Latton Priory' and 'Latton Church' plates at page 21. Otherwise, work is complete...

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1820 F. Shoberl A Topographical And Historical Description Of Suffolk 1st Ed.
1820 F. Shoberl A Topographical And Historical Description Of Suffolk 1st Ed.

Price: £95.00

A first edition of the prolific English writers illustrated description of Suffolk, attractively bound in full calf. Frederic Shoberl is notable as the editor of the first ever literary annual, the Forget-Me-Not, which was first...

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1825 Descriptive and Historical Account of Dudley Castle Luke Booker Plates 1st
1825 Descriptive and Historical Account of Dudley Castle Luke Booker Plates 1st

Price: £180.00

A scarce first edition of this account of Dudley Castle.Complete with nine plates and a vignette title page. Publisher's advertisements to the rear.Dudley Castle is a ruined fortification in the West Midlands, England. Originally dating...

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1835 Dunblane Traditions Biographical Sketches John Monteath Anecdotes First
1835 Dunblane Traditions Biographical Sketches John Monteath Anecdotes First

Price: £37.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of anecdotes and character sketches.Very scarce, with original paper wraps bound in. To which is added an appendix of original poems and songs collected by John Monteath.A collection of short...

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1835 Leitch Ritchie Scott and Scotland Illustrated George Cattermole First
1835 Leitch Ritchie Scott and Scotland Illustrated George Cattermole First

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this work on Scotland.With twenty engraved plates and an engraved title.

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1837 3vols Memorials of Oxford James Ingram Illustrated Geography History
1837 3vols Memorials of Oxford James Ingram Illustrated Geography History

Price: £650.00

The complete three volumes of James Ingram's Memorials of Oxford. An historical work on the University of Oxford, and Oxford itself.Illustrated throughout with hundreds of vignettes and plates.Thirty-Two plates to volume I, Seventeen...

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1840 2vol The Land Of Burns Landscapes By Hill Literature Wilson And Chambers
1840 2vol The Land Of Burns Landscapes By Hill Literature Wilson And Chambers

Price: £225.00

The Land of Burns: A Series of Landscapes and Portraits, Illustrative of the Writings of The Scottish Poet. The landscapes from paintings made expressly for the work by D. O. Hill. The literary department by Professor Wilson...

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1842 Cyrus Redding Illustrated Itinerary Of The County Of Lancaster With Plates
1842 Cyrus Redding Illustrated Itinerary Of The County Of Lancaster With Plates

Price: £115.00

A Nineteenth Century history of Lancaster.With plates throughout, the work offers a unique insight into the city and its namesake county.The work is missing its title page.

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1847 Summer Excursions in the County of Kent Along The Banks of the River Thames
1847 Summer Excursions in the County of Kent Along The Banks of the River Thames

Price: £49.00

A travel guide/memoir on the River Thames.This work follows the River Thames and Medway in Kent.With 140 illustrations in total comprising of a frontispiece, vignettes and full page illustrations.Published by William Somerville Orr....

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1850 3 Vols Southeys Common Place Book Wood Warter Illustrated English Manners
1850 3 Vols Southeys Common Place Book Wood Warter Illustrated English Manners

Price: £50.00

A scarce collection of Robert Southey's notes and extracts compiled into the Common-Place Book.Illustrated title page to volume one showing Robert Southey. Volume one is entitled 'Collections for English Manners and Literature', while...

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1852 SCENES PARISH Sketches H. and E.A. EGINTON First
1852 SCENES PARISH Sketches H. and E.A. EGINTON First

Price: £49.99

A scarce local imprint of this charming collection local scenes etched by the authors. The plates show the Church, Lane End, Weir, Brook, Lock and Mansion. The parish is presumably in Worcestershire.

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1852 Thomas Hughes The Vale Royal of England History Chester Map Local
1852 Thomas Hughes The Vale Royal of England History Chester Map Local

Price: £65.00

A detailed look at the history of Chester with black and white illustrations and maps.An updated, revised reprint of Smith and Webb's 1656 performance of The Vale Royall of England.

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1853 2 Vol Annals Of Nottinghamshire History County Borough Thomas Bailey
1853 2 Vol Annals Of Nottinghamshire History County Borough Thomas Bailey

Price: £135.00

A complete set of Bailey's Victorian history of Nottinghamshire, in half calf bindings. 'History of the county of Nottingham, including the borough'. Four volumes in two. Volume I features a fold-out frontispiece map. Volume...

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1853 A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames Richmond Windso Hampton Murray
1853 A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames Richmond Windso Hampton Murray

Price: £49.99

An illustrated tour of the Western end of the River Thames. Including details on Hampton Court, Twickenham, Windsor, Chelsea, Kingston, Richmond and more. Illustrated with over one hundred wood engravings.

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1857 Ferny Combes by Charlotte Chanter Third Edition with a Map of the County
1857 Ferny Combes by Charlotte Chanter Third Edition with a Map of the County

Price: £95.00

A local interest book on rambles in the glens and valleys of Devonshire.With fifteen coloured plates.Third Edition, with a Map of the County.

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1862 A Ramble by the Tone Thomas Hugo Local History Taunton Courier V Scarce
1862 A Ramble by the Tone Thomas Hugo Local History Taunton Courier V Scarce

Price: £95.00

A very scarce copy of two letters published together to the Taunton Courier by Thomas Hugo. Local imprint.The letters contain an observational and historical narrative concerning various locations around Taunton, including Firepool,...

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1864 2vol Evenings on the Thames Serene Hours K Henry Digby Scarce
1864 2vol Evenings on the Thames Serene Hours K Henry Digby Scarce

Price: £69.99

A scarce work on the evening sights of the River Thames. Including recollections of Teddington, Kingston, Windsor, Fulham, Kew, Battersea and many others. Second edition. Kenelm Henry Digby (c1800-1880) was an Anglo-Irish writer...

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1865 Domesday for Wiltshire William Henry Jones Extracted from Original Records
1865 Domesday for Wiltshire William Henry Jones Extracted from Original Records

Price: £125.00

An uncommon copy of this historical work on Wiltshire.'Extracted from accurate copies of the original records, accompanied with translations, illustrative notes, analysis of contents, and general introduction'A fascinating work relaying...

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1868 2vol London and Westminster Metropolitan Life John Timbs Scarce
1868 2vol London and Westminster Metropolitan Life John Timbs Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of this work in two volumes on London by John Timbs.John Timbs was an English author and antiquary. He wrote prolifically about London and was also a successful editor for magazines such as The Literary World...

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1868 The Ancient Customs of the City of Hereford Richard Johnson First Edition
1868 The Ancient Customs of the City of Hereford Richard Johnson First Edition

Price: £34.00

A scarce historical work of the city of Hereford.The first edition.Lacking illustrated frontispiece.Written in an accessible manner, Johnson discusses the social, economical and historical contexts of Hereford from as early as the...

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1872 History and Antiquities St Matthew Morley Scarce Samuel Fox Illus Bailey
1872 History and Antiquities St Matthew Morley Scarce Samuel Fox Illus Bailey

Price: £160.00

A very scarce account of the history of the parish church in Morley, Derbyshire. Complete with 17 plates and three folding pedigrees of the Sacheverells to the rear.The church of St Matthew is a defining feature of the parish...

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1875 2 Vol Return Of Owners Of Land 1873 England And Wales Lambert First Edition
1875 2 Vol Return Of Owners Of Land 1873 England And Wales Lambert First Edition

Price: £375.00

A first edition set of this detailed survey of land ownership in England and Wales for 1873. First Edition. 'This return is intended to show, with respect to England and Wales (exclusive of the Metropolis) 1. The number and names...

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1877 Annals of Winchcombe and Sudeley Emma Dent Illustrated Sudeley Castle First
1877 Annals of Winchcombe and Sudeley Emma Dent Illustrated Sudeley Castle First

Price: £115.00

An attractive work on the features and history of Sudeley Castle.First edition.Complete with 70 plates, 10 of which are in colour.Winchcombe is a Costwold town in Gloucestershire, England, in the immediate vicinity of Sudeley Castle....

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1877 Dursley and Its Neighbourhood John Henry Blunt Illustrated First Edition
1877 Dursley and Its Neighbourhood John Henry Blunt Illustrated First Edition

Price: £70.00

An uncommon first edition of this work of local history.From the Chapters of Parochial History series.Illustrated throughout including seven plates, one of which is folding.With publisher's advertisements to the rear. A charming work...

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1883 Humorous and Other Poetic Pictures of Devon Frederick Hatter Thomas
1883 Humorous and Other Poetic Pictures of Devon Frederick Hatter Thomas

Price: £27.99

A collection of Cornish legends and tales, told in verse. With illuminated capitals and head-and-tailpieces throughout.

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1885 Structure of Wool Fibre Colour Illustrated FH Bowman Technical Purposes
1885 Structure of Wool Fibre Colour Illustrated FH Bowman Technical Purposes

Price: £89.99

A series of lectures examining the structure of wool fibre in relation to the use of wool for technical purposes.F. H. Bowman looks at technical knowledge, zoological classifications, washing and chemical effects on wool.Includes...

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1886 Isle Of Wight Dialect SCARCE English Language
1886 Isle Of Wight Dialect SCARCE English Language

Price: £295.00

A very scarce example of this fascinating insight into the history of the Isle of Wight dialect, complete with a play, story and a collection of folk songs to exemplify the use of the language defined in the book. Publisher's catalogue...

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1886 Old Stone Crosses of the Vale of Clwyd Elias Owen Illustrated Legend Lore
1886 Old Stone Crosses of the Vale of Clwyd Elias Owen Illustrated Legend Lore

Price: £80.00

This is a well illustrated first edition of this work on ancient crosses in Wales.Elias Owen was a Welsh cleric and antiquarian who published volumes on local interest and folk-lore. A prolific writer, this is his best known work...

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1887 History Berkshire KING First Edn County Interest
1887 History Berkshire KING First Edn County Interest

Price: £36.99

Leather bound with cloth covered boards and gilt lettering to spine. First Edition. Part of the Popular County Histories series. Chapters include: Its Geological

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1893 Members of Salisbury Diocesan WORDSWORTH & BOYLE
1893 Members of Salisbury Diocesan WORDSWORTH & BOYLE

Price: £49.99

White vellum binding with crisp gilt fancy borders on the covers and decoration on the spine. The front cover has the H.B. Middleton's name in gilt in the centre.  There is gilt decoration on the inside edges of covers...

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1895 4 vol MIDDLESEX HERTFORDSHIRE NOTES and QUERIES
1895 4 vol MIDDLESEX HERTFORDSHIRE NOTES and QUERIES

Price: £99.99

A copy of the Notes and Queries on the history, landmarks and persons of interest relevant to Middlesex and Hertfordshire, which borders the greater London area. Includes several plates and in-text illustrations throughout. Complete...

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1895 Tourists Guide to Cornwall and the Scilly Isles Walter H Tregellas Illust
1895 Tourists Guide to Cornwall and the Scilly Isles Walter H Tregellas Illust

Price: £28.00

A handy nineteenth century guide to Cornwall.With a folding map frontispiece of the county.This is the 7th edition of the work.Revised and edited by H Michell Whitley. The author, Walter Hawken Tregellas was a writer of many topics...

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1896 Arthur G. Langdon Old Cornish Crosses Illustrated First
1896 Arthur G. Langdon Old Cornish Crosses Illustrated First

Price: £110.00

A first edition of Langdon's Old Cornish Crosses.Illustrated throughout with various engravings and plates and a fold-out map of CornwallWith an article on their ornament by J. Romilly Allen.

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1897 LANCASHIRE Survey History Commerce Manufactures
1897 LANCASHIRE Survey History Commerce Manufactures

Price: £27.99

Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering, this volume contains numerous monochrome photographs. An interesting commercial history of Lancashire.

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1898 2Vol Greater London A Narrative of Its History Edward Walford Folding Map
1898 2Vol Greater London A Narrative of Its History Edward Walford Folding Map

Price: £110.00

A two volume set of this work on the topography of London.Complete with the large folding map.A comprehensive and fascinating work on the history and topography of London, with relevant newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Edward...

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1898 Bygone Hertfordshire WILLIAM ANDREWS FIRST
1898 Bygone Hertfordshire WILLIAM ANDREWS FIRST

Price: £27.99

A fascinating book on the history of the county of Hertfordshire First edition. Illustrated with numerous black and white plates. Edited and by William Andrews, also editor of many other books in the Bygone series. Publisher's...

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1898 The History of Kingswood School By Three Old Boys Illustrated
1898 The History of Kingswood School By Three Old Boys Illustrated

Price: £74.99

A history of the Bath independent school, Kingswood, written by three of its former pupils. With prize presentation plate of Kingswood School, Bath, bound in. With numerous vignette portraits throughout, and one folding map. ...

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1899 Morgan Hanes Tonyrefail Adgofion Am Y LLe a'r Hen Bobl David Lloyd George
1899 Morgan Hanes Tonyrefail Adgofion Am Y LLe a'r Hen Bobl David Lloyd George

Price: £270.00

An illustrated work on the history of Tonyrefail in Wales.In Welsh.With the personal bookplate of David Lloyd George. LLoyd George was a British Liberal politician and statesmen who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between...

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1899-1901 2 Vol List Of Parish Registers And Other Genealogical Works Crisp
1899-1901 2 Vol List Of Parish Registers And Other Genealogical Works Crisp

Price: £59.99

Turn of the century listings for the parish registers of the United Kingdom. First Edition. Volume I is 1899 and Volume II is 1901. Parish registers listed for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Denbighshire, Essex, Gloucestershire,...

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1900 Sweet Hampstead Caroline White Illustrated First Edition
1900 Sweet Hampstead Caroline White Illustrated First Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition of Caroline White's modern history of Hampstead.With black and red lettering on the title page and numerous black and white illustrations throughout.

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1901 Shropshire Houses Past and Present Illustrated Stanley Leighton Scarce
1901 Shropshire Houses Past and Present Illustrated Stanley Leighton Scarce

Price: £195.00

A scarce copy of this wonderfully illustrated study of the houses of Shropshire. With descriptive letterpress by the artist, Stanley Leighton. Including illustrations of Moreton Corbet, Onslow, Hardwicke, Shavington and many more....

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1901 Swallowfield and its Owners Lady Russell Illustrated George Romney
1901 Swallowfield and its Owners Lady Russell Illustrated George Romney

Price: £59.99

A well illustrated account of the history and ownership of Swallowfield in Berkshire.Illustrated frontispiece of Lady Russell and son by George Romney. Rear end-papers have ink inscription of family tree of Russell of Swallowfield...

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1901 The Ancient Corporation of Hanley Illustrated J S Crapper W D Spanton
1901 The Ancient Corporation of Hanley Illustrated J S Crapper W D Spanton

Price: £79.99

A scarce, well cared for history of the proceedings of Hanley from 1783-1900. Fifteen illustrated plates with portraits of James and Charles Whitehead with a frontispiece portrait of the Marquis of Stafford. Includes details...

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1902 Scottish History and Life James Paton Limited Edition Plates Scotland Illus
1902 Scottish History and Life James Paton Limited Edition Plates Scotland Illus

Price: £80.00

A limited edition of this work on Scottish History.Profusely illustrated, with 24 full page plates and illustrations in the text.Number 64 of limited 320 copies.An attractive and interesting volume which covers the history of Scotland...

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1902 Stratford on Avon From the Earliest Times to the Death of Shakespeare
1902 Stratford on Avon From the Earliest Times to the Death of Shakespeare

Price: £95.00

A fascinating historical and geographical guide.Written by the famed Shakespeare researcher Sydney LeeIllustrated throughout, with forty five illustrations in total, both vignettes and plates.Illustrations by Edward Hull.This work...

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1904 John Clarke Short Studies in Education in Scotland
1904 John Clarke Short Studies in Education in Scotland

Price: £42.00

A copy of Clarke's Short Studies in Education in England.With chapters on Governing Bodies and Funds, The School Board, The Central Authority, Analogies Between Scotland and England, and many more.Publisher's advertisments at the rear....

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1904 Picturesque Middlesex by Duncan Moul Illustrated First Ed Signed by Author
1904 Picturesque Middlesex by Duncan Moul Illustrated First Ed Signed by Author

Price: £39.99

A lovely illustrated guide to the beauty spots and buildings of note in Middlesex. "A volume of sketches by Duncan Moul. With Descriptive Letterpress by R. H. Ernest Hill". Featuring many full page black and white plates...

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1905 to 1929 25vol Little Guides English Counties Map Plates Many First Editions
1905 to 1929 25vol Little Guides English Counties Map Plates Many First Editions

Price: £295.00

An extensive 25 volume collection of Methuen's 'Little Guides' to the counties and cities of England. Featuring many early editions, including fourteen firsts: 'Oxford and its Colleges' by J. Wells (1926), thirteenth edition.With...

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1906 Edgar Shrubsole The Land Of Lakes First Edition With Maps And Plates
1906 Edgar Shrubsole The Land Of Lakes First Edition With Maps And Plates

Price: £220.00

A travel guide to County Donegal, Ireland.With plates and fold-out maps throughout detailing the county's points of interest, the work also contains numerous interesting advertisments from the early twentieth century and makes for...

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1906 The Church Plate of GLOUCESTERSHIRE by J T Evans
1906 The Church Plate of GLOUCESTERSHIRE by J T Evans

Price: £39.99

A fascinating record of all the precious metal ware of the churches of the county of Gloucestershire. First edition. "With extracts from the chantry certificates relating to the county of Gloucester by the commissioners of 2 Edward...

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1907 Hertfordshire Families WARRAND Ltd + plates SCARCE
1907 Hertfordshire Families WARRAND Ltd + plates SCARCE

Price: £495.00

Original publisher's cloth covered boards with gilt detailing. This very valuable book is at an affordable price as is an ex library copy. First and only edition, which was limited to 500 copies. Illustrated with 39 lovely...

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1907 Highways Byways KENT Walter JERROLD First ed Illus
1907 Highways Byways KENT Walter JERROLD First ed Illus

Price: £71.99

A copy of this thorough and beautifully illustrated early twentieth century account of Kent. With 22 chapters, including 'Canterbury Cathedral', 'Dover and Neighbourhood', 'Romney Marsh', 'Maidstone', 'Penshurst and the Eden Valley',...

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1908 History of Wardley Hall Lancashire Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis Scarce Signed
1908 History of Wardley Hall Lancashire Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis Scarce Signed

Price: £275.00

A lovely work on the history of Wardley Hall, Lancashire. Featuring a total of 21 illustrations, including a photogravure frontispiece of The Gate House, protected by its original tissueguard. With a letter from the author...

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1910 Chantrey Land Illustrated First edition Derbyshire Harold Armitage Norton
1910 Chantrey Land Illustrated First edition Derbyshire Harold Armitage Norton

Price: £99.99

A first edition, beautifully illustrated account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton. Colour frontispiece of the Norton post office and eighty-three illustrations throughout by rural painter, Charles Ashmore.The author explores...

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1911 10vol Langport and Its Church David Melville Ross Illustrated Maps Plates
1911 10vol Langport and Its Church David Melville Ross Illustrated Maps Plates

Price: £130.00

This is a scarce first edition set of this local history of Langport.Complete in 10 volumes.With numerous plates featuring maps, portraits and local details.With original publishers advertisements to the end of Volume X.This set contains...

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1911 A Record of the Parish of Padworth and Its Inhabitants Mary Sharp
1911 A Record of the Parish of Padworth and Its Inhabitants Mary Sharp

Price: £79.99

A study of the parish of Padworth in Berkshire. Padworth is in the unitary authority of West Berkshire, not far from the Hampshire border. Padworth proper is around the little Norman church and the old manor house, once the home...

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1911 Calendar of Treasury Books Vol V Part 1 1676-1679 William A Shaw
1911 Calendar of Treasury Books Vol V Part 1 1676-1679 William A Shaw

Price: £69.99

Volume V. Part I of the calendar of treasury books prepared and introduced by William A. Shaw. Complete in two parts.Introduction by Shaw states that in these closing years of The Earl of Danby's treasureship these records...

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1911 The Victoria History of the County Middlesex William Page Maps Illustrated
1911 The Victoria History of the County Middlesex William Page Maps Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A volume of the Victoria history of Middlesex.Volume two of original ten, although Middlesex is still considered 'active' with more volumes to be published.Profusely illustrated with a coloured folding map, a frontispiece and six...

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1912 Oxford and Its Story Cecil Headlam Lithographs Second Edition
1912 Oxford and Its Story Cecil Headlam Lithographs Second Edition

Price: £69.99

Cecil Headlam's history of Oxford, in its scarce original dustwrapper. Second and cheaper edition. Illustrated throughout with twenty-four lithographs by Herbert Railton, which have been tinted by Fanny Railton. With loosley-inserted...

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1914 Lauchlan Maclean Watt Hills of Home Stevenson Pentland Essays Illustrated
1914 Lauchlan Maclean Watt Hills of Home Stevenson Pentland Essays Illustrated

Price: £37.00

A 1914 work containing Watt's 'Hills of Home', and Stevenson's four 'Pentland Essays'.These works celebrate life in rural Scotland.This book contains 8 colour illustrations, including a frontispiece. 

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1915 Ballads of Old Birmingham EM RUDLAND + illus
1915 Ballads of Old Birmingham EM RUDLAND + illus

Price: £98.99

Original publisher's pictorial paper covered boards. First edition of the second series, which is illustrated with many lovely neat black and white line drawings by A. Rodway. Anthology of ballads on Birmingham, its history...

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1915 Old HEREFORD And Other Papers Rev W W Capes Scarce Religious History
1915 Old HEREFORD And Other Papers Rev W W Capes Scarce Religious History

Price: £175.00

A very scarce copy of this ecclesiastical history of Hereford. 'Reprinted from the 'Hereford Diocesan Messenger'. Each paper is paginated separately. With a bookbinder's label for Wilson and Phillips to the front pastedown. ...

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1915 The Heart of Mendip Francis A Knight Folding Map
1915 The Heart of Mendip Francis A Knight Folding Map

Price: £69.99

A study of the Mendip area of Somerset. WIth folding map to the rear and numerous plates throughout.  Publisher's file copy with ink stamp and perforated stamping to recto of front free-endpaper.

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1919 to 1927 6vol Little Guides English Counties Illustrated Folding Map Plates
1919 to 1927 6vol Little Guides English Counties Illustrated Folding Map Plates

Price: £59.99

A six volume collection of Methuen's 'Little Guides' to the counties and cities of England. Containing the following works: 'Gloucestershire' by J. Charles Cox (1927); fifth edition.With ink inscriptions to recto of front...

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1923 A Lancashire Anthology May Yates Poetry by Various Authors
1923 A Lancashire Anthology May Yates Poetry by Various Authors

Price: £29.99

A collection of poems and prose about Lancashire, collected and edited by May Yates. With an introduction by Wilfrid Gibson. Includin contributions from Edwin Waugh, Henry Yates, John Collier and many others.

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1925 Bygone Richmond H M Cundall Illustrated Thames History First Edition
1925 Bygone Richmond H M Cundall Illustrated Thames History First Edition

Price: £29.99

An illustrated historical examination of Richmond-upon-Thames. First edition. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome plates, and a colour frontispiece. Including chapters on Richmond Palace, Kew, the Park, notable residents...

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1926 Twenty-Four Woodcuts of Cambridge by John F Greenwood Limited Edition
1926 Twenty-Four Woodcuts of Cambridge by John F Greenwood Limited Edition

Price: £85.00

A limited edition collection of woodcuts of Cambridge.With brief explanatory note on the colleges illustrated.John F Greenwood was a watercolour artist, engraver and printmaker, best remembered for his distinctive wood engravings....

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1927 The Eton Guide by RA Austen Leigh Illustrated Handbook Folding Map Scarce
1927 The Eton Guide by RA Austen Leigh Illustrated Handbook Folding Map Scarce

Price: £39.99

An illustrated guide to the architecture and history of Eton College. Eton College, usually referred to as Eton, is a British independent boarding school for boarding pupils and was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's...

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1928 Coaching Days In Oxford at The Mitre R A H Spiers Signed First Ed History
1928 Coaching Days In Oxford at The Mitre R A H Spiers Signed First Ed History

Price: £140.00

A look at the local history of coaching in Oxford, England.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and several photographs throughout.The first edition of this work.With an errata slip to the front.Loosely inserted to this work are letters...

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1928 The Boar's Head Tavern in Eastcheap Kenneth Rogers SCARCE ILLUSTRATED
1928 The Boar's Head Tavern in Eastcheap Kenneth Rogers SCARCE ILLUSTRATED

Price: £120.00

This is a scarce copy of this historical guide to the Boar's Head Tavern.With some account of the parish of St. Michaels Crooked Lane.The Boar's Head Tavern, on Eastcheap, featured in historical plays of Shakespeare as a favourite...

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1929 County Anthologies Yorkshire In Prose and Verse G F Wilson
1929 County Anthologies Yorkshire In Prose and Verse G F Wilson

Price: £15.99

An anthology of poems and prose about Yorkshire by G. F. Wilson. Number 1 of the County Anthologies collections.

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1929 The Thames Valley Cricklade Staines First Edition Colour Illustrate Adshead
1929 The Thames Valley Cricklade Staines First Edition Colour Illustrate Adshead

Price: £69.99

A first edition survey and report of the Thames Valley with photographs and plans of the surrounding area. Thirty-two illustrated plates and six maps, including a colour fold out map of the Thames Valley showing the relation to the...

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1929 Yorkshire In Prose and Verse G F Wilson County Anthologies
1929 Yorkshire In Prose and Verse G F Wilson County Anthologies

Price: £14.99

An anthology of poems and prose about Yorkshire by G. F. Wilson. Part of the County Anthologies collections.

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1930 The House on the Wold by William Force Stead Local Interest Poetry First Ed
1930 The House on the Wold by William Force Stead Local Interest Poetry First Ed

Price: £19.99

A collection of poetry by William Force Stead. William Force Stead (29 August 1884 - 8 March 1967) was an American diplomat and poet, who became an Anglican clergyman and chaplain of Worcester College, Oxford. He is best known for...

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1932 Bath Edith Sitwell First Edition Illustrated Society Eighteenth Century
1932 Bath Edith Sitwell First Edition Illustrated Society Eighteenth Century

Price: £20.00

A first edition of this profile of the city of Bath by Edith Sitwell.Edith Sitwell was a poet and critic, best known for her poetry. This work on Bath details fashionable society in the early 18th century when celebrated dandy Beau...

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1933 B. Casson & J. Thorburn The Peak: Some Places & People
1933 B. Casson & J. Thorburn The Peak: Some Places & People

Price: £79.99

A first edition of Casson and Thorburn's The Peak: Some Places & People.Casson and Thorburn explore the region of Derbyshire, England, describing it as "one of the most fascinating holiday districts in Europe." The Peak District...

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1935 A History Of The Parish Of Penn County Buckingham J Gilbert Jenkins Illus
1935 A History Of The Parish Of Penn County Buckingham J Gilbert Jenkins Illus

Price: £65.00

An interesting volume on the history of Penn, a villag and civil parish in Buckinghamshire.  It charts its history from medieval times through to the the present. Includes 14 plates.

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1935 Anthropological Report LONDON Suburb CHARLES DUFF
1935 Anthropological Report LONDON Suburb CHARLES DUFF

Price: £49.99

Anthropological Report on a London Suburb is a satirical look at those who live in the London suburbs. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dust wrapper. First Edition. Charles Duff (1894-1966) was a British author...

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1935 Mayors And Aldermen Great Britain Provosts Bailies Donald Mackenzie FIRST
1935 Mayors And Aldermen Great Britain Provosts Bailies Donald Mackenzie FIRST

Price: £125.00

A nice copy of this guide to Britain's mayors and aldermen, produced for King George V's Silver Jubilee. First Edition. Featuring full page photographs of King George V and Queen Mary of Teck. Contains photographs of the mayors...

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1937 Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt Gloucestershire Mary A Rudd
1937 Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt Gloucestershire Mary A Rudd

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of these historical records compiled Mary A. Rudd. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, many of which are folding.

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1941-42 2 Vol Oxford Cambridge Hobhouse Steegman Illustrated Maps Brian Cook
1941-42 2 Vol Oxford Cambridge Hobhouse Steegman Illustrated Maps Brian Cook

Price: £26.00

A two-volume set on the topography and history of Oxford and Cambridge.This charmingly illustrated set of second editions comprises Oxford and Cambridge. Both feature coloured and monochrome plates from old prints, engravings...

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1941-53 2Vol Oxford Exeter Christopher Hobhouse Bryan Little Illustrated
1941-53 2Vol Oxford Exeter Christopher Hobhouse Bryan Little Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A two-volume set on the topography and history of Oxford and Exeter.This charmingly illustrated set of comprises a second edition Oxford and first edition Exeter. Both feature coloured and monochrome plates from old...

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1947 BERKSHIRE Kings England ARTHUR MEE Topography
1947 BERKSHIRE Kings England ARTHUR MEE Topography

Price: £29.99

Nice red cloth binding with blue dust jacket.  Illustrated with sepia frontispiece and further illustrations throughout including folding map. Part of the Series "The King's England", county by county covering 10,000 towns,...

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1947 LAKE COUNTIES Kings England ARTHUR MEE Topography
1947 LAKE COUNTIES Kings England ARTHUR MEE Topography

Price: £44.99

Nice red cloth binding with blue dust jacket.  Illustrated with sepia frontispiece and further illustrations including folding map. Part of the Series "The King's England", county by county covering 10,000 towns, villages,...

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1947 WARWICKSHIRE Kings England ARTHUR MEE topography
1947 WARWICKSHIRE Kings England ARTHUR MEE topography

Price: £23.99

Publisher's cloth covered boards with black lettering and the original dust jacket. Illustrated with photographic plates and a map of the county to the rear paste down. Part of the King's England series of books. Guide to the county...

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1948 A Middlesex Medley And So Make A City Here First Edition Heathland Plates
1948 A Middlesex Medley And So Make A City Here First Edition Heathland Plates

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this history of the transformation of the heathlands of Middlesex into towns and cities. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and maps.

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1948 County Palatine Colour illustrated Plan for Cheshire Dobson Chapman Maps
1948 County Palatine Colour illustrated Plan for Cheshire Dobson Chapman Maps

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated history of Cheshire with plans for its future development.Two large separate colour illustrated fold out maps Illustrated frontispiece of the New Country Offices in Chester with sixty illustrated...

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1949 Northamptonshire King's England Series Arthur Mee Illustrated Dustwrapper
1949 Northamptonshire King's England Series Arthur Mee Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £23.99

Northamptonshire, one of 41 volumes of The King's England series. Edited by Arthur Henry Mee (1875 1943), a British writer, journalist and educator. He is best known for The Harmsworth Self-Educator, The Children's Encyclopdia,...

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1950 Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker Hugh Thomson Illustrated
1950 Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker Hugh Thomson Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A topographical study of towns and villages in Surrey. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings.

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1951 2vol British Cities Salisbury and York J Rodgers R L P Jowitt First Edition
1951 2vol British Cities Salisbury and York J Rodgers R L P Jowitt First Edition

Price: £24.99

Two volumes from the British Cities series on the historic towns of Salisbury and York. First editions. Illustrated with many monochrome photographic plates, and maps of the cities. Including chapters on Salisbury Cathedral,...

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1951 BEDFORD + HUNTINGON Athur Mee TOPOGRAPHY England
1951 BEDFORD + HUNTINGON Athur Mee TOPOGRAPHY England

Price: £36.99

Nice red cloth binding with blue dust jacket.  Illustrated with sepia frontispiece and further plates throughout including folding map. Part of the Series "The King's England", county by county covering 10,000 towns, villages,...

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1952 Eton College with an account of Oppidan Eton by Christopher Hussey
1952 Eton College with an account of Oppidan Eton by Christopher Hussey

Price: £29.99

An edition of Eton College by Christopher Hussey. "New illustrations have been added; others, now out-dated, have been replaced. Thus, the present edition of the book is not only a different book from its predecessors, but is also,...

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1953 New Survey Of England Middlesex By Robbins In Unclipped Dustwrapper First
1953 New Survey Of England Middlesex By Robbins In Unclipped Dustwrapper First

Price: £14.99

A New Survey of England Middlesex by Michael Robbins. With a foldout colour map in pocket to rear pastedown, a foldout map and maps to endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs and illustrations. First...

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1955 A History of Southport Francis A Bailey Illustrated Dustwrapper First Ed
1955 A History of Southport Francis A Bailey Illustrated Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £65.00

An historical work of the seaside town.Southport is situated in Merseyside, England. Today it is one of the most populous settlements in North West England.This work discusses the history of Southport and follows notable inhabitants,...

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1967 G. H. Kenyon The Glass Industry of the Weald First Edition Dustwrapper
1967 G. H. Kenyon The Glass Industry of the Weald First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A first edition of Kenyon's The Glass Industry of the Weald.A study of the glass industry in Weald, an area in South East England. Map to the rear of book.22 pages of plates.Jacket designed by James H. Dexter.

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1974 The Manor of Gawsworth Cheshire Raymond Richards Local History Illustrated
1974 The Manor of Gawsworth Cheshire Raymond Richards Local History Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A history of Gawsworth Old Hall in Cheshire. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, facsimiles and drawings. Reprint of the 1957 edition. Gawsworth Old Hall is a Grade I listed country house in the village of...

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1974-1985 2Vol The Victoria History of the County of Somerset R W Dunning Maps
1974-1985 2Vol The Victoria History of the County of Somerset R W Dunning Maps

Price: £170.00

A two volume set of the county history of SomersetVolume III and Volume V covering Kingsbury East, Pitney Somerton, Tintinhull Hundred, Williton and Freemanors hundred. Two volumes of ten, although Somerset is still classed as...

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1976 Essex and Sugar by Frank Lewis First Edition Sugar industry
1976 Essex and Sugar by Frank Lewis First Edition Sugar industry

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Frank Lewis' Essex and Sugar."A significant addition to the published history of Essex, this book is, at the same time, an important contribution to the history of the sugar industry.""A resident since childhood...

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1980 Traditions of Edinburgh Robert Chambers Facsimile 1868 Illustrated
1980 Traditions of Edinburgh Robert Chambers Facsimile 1868 Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A facsimile reprint of the 1868 revised edition of Chamber's Traditions of Edinburgh. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. With chapters on The Castle Hill, Taverns of Old Times, The Parliament House and many more. ...

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1985 A History of the County of Somerset R W Dunning Dustwrapper Illustrated Map
1985 A History of the County of Somerset R W Dunning Dustwrapper Illustrated Map

Price: £70.00

A volume of the Victoria History of Somerset.Volume five of original ten, although Somerset is still considered 'active' with more volumes to be published.The Victoria County History was founded in 1899 and is an English history project,...

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1987-2002 5Vol The Victoria History of Wiltshire D A Crowley Malmesbury Hundred
1987-2002 5Vol The Victoria History of Wiltshire D A Crowley Malmesbury Hundred

Price: £375.00

A five volume set of the Victoria History of Wiltshire.Volumes 13-17 of a total of 18 volumes, although Wiltshire is still classed as 'active' meaning the county volumes are in progress, with more to be published.Volumes are:XIII-...

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1987-8 3vol Domesday Book Studies Derbyshire Maps Slipcase Fine County Edition
1987-8 3vol Domesday Book Studies Derbyshire Maps Slipcase Fine County Edition

Price: £250.00

A special edition of this work on Derbyshire, taken from entries in the Domesday book. First edition thus. Comprising Domesday Book Studies, Introduction and Translation, and Folios and Maps. Number 54 of a limited press of one...

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1987-9 3vol Domesday Book Studies HAMPSHIRE Maps Slipcase Fine County Edition
1987-9 3vol Domesday Book Studies HAMPSHIRE Maps Slipcase Fine County Edition

Price: £340.00

The County Edition of the Domesday book, containing all the information on Hampshire from the original text. First edition thus. Comprising Domesday Book Studies, Introduction and Translation, and Folios and Maps. Number 209...

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1987-9 3vol Domesday Book Studies HERTFORDSHIRE Maps County Edition
1987-9 3vol Domesday Book Studies HERTFORDSHIRE Maps County Edition

Price: £79.99

A special edition of this work on Hertfordshire, taken from entries in the Domesday book. First edition thus. Comprising Domesday Book Studies, Introduction and Translation, and Folios and Maps. Number 261 of a limited...

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1987-90 3vol Domesday Book Studies SUSSEX Maps Slipcase County Edition Limited
1987-90 3vol Domesday Book Studies SUSSEX Maps Slipcase County Edition Limited

Price: £270.00

A special edition of this work on Sussex, taken from entries in the Domesday book. First edition thus. Comprising Domesday Book Studies, Introduction and Translation, and Folios and Maps. Number 373 of a limited press of one...

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1988 Meyricks of Bush by Michael McGarvie with a Letter from the Author Scarce
1988 Meyricks of Bush by Michael McGarvie with a Letter from the Author Scarce

Price: £110.00

A scarce copy of this book on The Meyricks of Bush by Michael McGarvie.There are three letters and a note from the author Michael McGarvie, addresses to 'Leslie' to the front of the volume.In these letters the author...

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1998 A Sketch of the Parish of Prestbury Illustrated George Yarnold Osborne
1998 A Sketch of the Parish of Prestbury Illustrated George Yarnold Osborne

Price: £34.99

A scarce edition of this romantic history of this parish in Gloustershire.  A limited edition of only seven hundred and fifty copies printed. Thirty-four illustrated plates. The book is a romantic evocation of more chivalrous...

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2006 Audrey Mead David Worthy Quantock Miscellany Pictures Literature History
2006 Audrey Mead David Worthy Quantock Miscellany Pictures Literature History

Price: £50.00

A collection of historical photography and text from the villages of the Quantock Hills, Somerset.Providing insight into rural Victorian life, the volume covers villages such as Over Stowey, Kilve and Broomfield.

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c1810 The New and Improved Cheltenham Guide Illustrated Map Very Scarce
c1810 The New and Improved Cheltenham Guide Illustrated Map Very Scarce

Price: £160.00

A very scarce copy of this guide to the city of Cheltenham. 'Comprising the latest discoveries of the virtues and qualities of its waters; an account of the disorders in which they are recommended and the Modes of their Application:...

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c1900 The Royal Cabinet Album of Bath Illustrations Architecture Very Scarce
c1900 The Royal Cabinet Album of Bath Illustrations Architecture Very Scarce

Price: £130.00

A very scarce fold-out album containing illustrations of views and famous architecture in and around the city of Bath, such as the Royal Crescent and Beckford's Tower. The album consists of 12 fold-out pages with 2 illustrations...

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c1900 Thirty Country Rambles Round Leeds John Hornby Illustrated Walking Guide
c1900 Thirty Country Rambles Round Leeds John Hornby Illustrated Walking Guide

Price: £33.99

An early twentieth century guide to countryside walks around the city of Leeds. "With illustrations, notes and full route directions." Featuring monochrome plates throughout. With stationer's advertisements to inside of paper...

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c1905 Some Church Towers of Somerset R P Brereton with Pamphlet Classification
c1905 Some Church Towers of Somerset R P Brereton with Pamphlet Classification

Price: £85.00

A collection of plates depicting church towers of Somerset.With a scarce pamphlet on the classification of the church towers. With 69 plates, 9 of which are in the pamphlet.

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c1920 2vol Beecham's Photo-Folio 24 Choice Photographic Views Contains 22 Parts
c1920 2vol Beecham's Photo-Folio 24 Choice Photographic Views Contains 22 Parts

Price: £125.00

Beecham's Photo-Folio 24 Choice Photographic Views, containing numerous black and white photographs from regions around England and Wales. Published by Thomas Beecham. In two volumes. Twenty-two parts in total bound together...

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c1946 Scarce Hastings and St.Leonards Official Handbook Tourism Guide
c1946 Scarce Hastings and St.Leonards Official Handbook Tourism Guide

Price: £80.00

A rare and smart collection of coloured illustrations and black and white photographs of Hastings's local attractions. Includes advertisements for gardens, baths and local hotels.Attractive fold out sketch map of Hastings...

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