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1914 3vol History of Totnes Priory and Medieval Town Hugh R Watkin
1914 3vol History of Totnes Priory and Medieval Town Hugh R Watkin

Price: £390.00

An extensive history of Totnes and the surrounding area from Hugh R. Watkin.Together with the sister priory of Tywardreath, Cornwall. Illustrated throughout with twenty-four plates. Including The Tenement of Totnes, Totnes Priory Buildings...

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1915 2Vol Peeps at Many Lands France Belgium Illustrated Colour Plates
1915 2Vol  Peeps at Many Lands France Belgium Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £34.00

A two volume set of European topography books.With twelve illustrations and a map to each volume including frontispieces and illustrated covers.Peeps at Many Lands were a series of books produced as part of a collection of pocket...

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1915 London by J B Reynolds Quotation and Picture Series Illustrated in Colour
1915 London by J B Reynolds Quotation and Picture Series Illustrated in Colour

Price: £29.99

A charming book on London, illustrated with full-colour plates of landmarks including London Bridge, the Serpentine and the Middle Temple. Each plate is accompanied by prose or poems by writers including Charlotte Bronte, Charles...

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1915 The Guilds of the City of London and Their Liverymen J C Thornley
1915 The Guilds of the City of London and Their Liverymen J C Thornley

Price: £89.99

A catalogue of the guilds of the city of London. Illustrated throughout with numerous aquatint and coloured plates. Including details of The Mercers' Company, The Barbers' Company, The Musicians' Company, The Grocers' Company...

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1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated in Colour
1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated in Colour

Price: £49.99

A colourful exploration into the French, their religion, education, landscape and architecture. Second reprint of the first edition, published with thirty-two more illustrations than the first. Featuring sixty-four beautiful coloured...

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1919-22 3 Vols Gweneth Williams Bessie Threadgill South Australian Exploration
1919-22 3 Vols Gweneth Williams Bessie Threadgill South Australian Exploration

Price: £320.00

First editions of these compilations of original source documents, from the age of European exploration in Southern Australia.The first volume is the second in the overall series, and was written in accordance with the requirements...

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1920 Moorlands and memories Allen Clarke Second Edition
1920 Moorlands and memories Allen Clarke Second Edition

Price: £49.99

This is a charmingly illustrated second edition of this scarce book on the moorlands of England. Allen Clarke was an English author, journalist and Lancashire dialect story writer who was born in Bolton. His works include Windmill...

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1921 The Charm of Oxford By J Wells Illustrated by W G Blackall
1921 The Charm of Oxford By J Wells Illustrated by W G Blackall

Price: £65.00

An illustrated study of Oxford, with reference details of the many University colleges. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with many tipped-in sketches by W. G. Blackall.

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1922 Grey Fairy and Titania's Palace Nevile Wilkinson Illustrated
1922 Grey Fairy and Titania's Palace Nevile Wilkinson Illustrated

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this novelised tour of the sights of Venice. Illustrated throughout with twenty-five plates, two of which are coloured. With chapters including The Crystal Tear, San Fruttuoso, Le Formiche and many others. ...

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1922 Sustenpass Illustrated Topographischer Atlas Der Schweiz Vierwaldstattersee
1922 Sustenpass Illustrated Topographischer Atlas Der Schweiz Vierwaldstattersee

Price: £150.00

A large folding map of a mountain pass in the Swiss Alps. Map measures 32" by 29.5".The pass road, built from 19381945, connects Innertkirchen in the canton of Bern with Wassen in the canton of Uri. A 300 metres long tunnel crosses...

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1922 The Story of Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank Limited 1872-1922 History
1922 The Story of Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank Limited  1872-1922 History

Price: £130.00

An interesting historical look at the Lancashire and Yorkshire bank. Illustrated throughout, with portraits of key figures within the bank. With a compliments slip loosely inserted. With...

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1922 Wenceslaus Hollar and his Views of London and Windsor Arthur Hind Illus
1922 Wenceslaus Hollar and his Views of London and Windsor Arthur Hind Illus

Price: £90.00

A fascinating first edition of this work on Wenceslaus Hollar.Contains a short biography, a survey of Hollar's works and plates of his etchings.With 64 plates. Wenceslaus Hollar was a Bohemian etcher, known for his extensive...

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1923 ST PETER'S COLLEGE RADLEY Register 1847-1923 FOURTH EDITION
1923 ST PETER'S COLLEGE RADLEY Register 1847-1923 FOURTH EDITION

Price: £24.99

A fourth edition copy of the St. Peter's College of Radley Register, spanning the dates 1848-1923. Includes a frontispiece, fold-out map of the College grounds and several more plates within.

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1923 The Heart of Yorkshire A Play Lady Florence Bell Very Scarce
1923 The Heart of Yorkshire A Play Lady Florence Bell Very Scarce

Price: £36.00

A very scarce copy of this play set in Yorkshire, by the playwright Lady Florence Bell. A very scarce work. This play is divided into three acts, with an epilogue; Part I. The Five Sisters,...

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1923 WINCHESTER College REGISTER 1867-1920 Henry John HARDY
1923 WINCHESTER College REGISTER 1867-1920 Henry John HARDY

Price: £89.99

A register for Winchester College during the period between 1867-1920. Includes a comprehensive list of Wardens, Fellows, Head Masters, Second Masters, Tutors and Assistant and Temporary Masters, Houses and House Masters and Chaplains...

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1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited
1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited

Price: £39.99

A limited, first edition of Gilbert's entertaining description of a market day with a fold-out map. Bound in quarter cloth. Of this Edition de Luxe of 'Bly Market' one thousand copies have been printed, of which eight hundred and...

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1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited Signed
1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited Signed

Price: £49.99

A limited, first edition of Gilbert's entertaining description of a market day with a fold-out map, signed by the author. Bound in half paper vellum and faux snake/crocodile skin texture. Some pages are unopened. Of this Edition...

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1924 Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in East Lothian
1924 Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in East Lothian

Price: £220.00

A copy of the Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in the County of East Lothian.A scarce work. the best reference on the subject.By the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions...

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1924 PARISH REGISTER WIMBLEDON, CO. SURREY
1924 PARISH REGISTER WIMBLEDON, CO. SURREY

Price: £49.99

 A copy of the 'Parish Register of Wimbeldon, Co. Surrey' dated 1924. Contains lists of the Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from the year 1538-1812 and a list of names and places. Published by the John Evelyn Club for...

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1924-1926 4vol Hutchinson's Britain Beautiful Walter Hutchinson Colour Plates
1924-1926 4vol Hutchinson's Britain Beautiful Walter Hutchinson Colour Plates

Price: £79.99

A wonderfully illustrated tour of the British Isles, scarce in its entirety. With roughly two thousand beautiful illustrations, many of which are in colour, of ruins, castles, beaches, cathedrals, monuments and more. Containing...

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1924-5 2Vol English Place Name Society Part I and II Allen Mawer F M Stenton
1924-5 2Vol English Place Name Society Part I and II Allen Mawer F M Stenton

Price: £65.00

A two volume set of publications from English Place-Name Society.Volume I part I and II.The English Place-Name society was founded in 1923 to carry out a survey of English Place Names. It has now published more than 80 volumes in the...

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1926 Nottingham Past and Present Hammond Limited Edition Hand Coloured Plates Signed by Author Scarc
1926 Nottingham Past and Present Hammond Limited Edition Hand Coloured Plates Signed by Author Scarc

Price: £160.00

A limited edition of 'Nottingham; Past and Present', signed by the author with thirty six hand-coloured plates and in the very scarce dustwrapper. Published for the 'Nottingham Civic Society',...

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1926 Old Bedford the Town of Sir William Harper John Bunyan C F Farrar Plates
1926 Old Bedford the Town of Sir William Harper John Bunyan C F Farrar Plates

Price: £37.00

A topographical history of Bedford from the Reverend C. F. Farrar. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, several of which are coloured. In 1660 John Bunyan was imprisoned for 12 years in Bedford Gaol. It was here that he wrote...

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1926 PARIS FRANCE Travel History DARK Rushberry
1926 PARIS FRANCE Travel History DARK Rushberry

Price: £36.99

A black, cloth hardback, with gilt lettering to the spine and a decorative front board. The author's impressions of Paris, after many years of living in the city. Dark's exuberant style makes this an enjoyable read. This...

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1926 The Heart of London by H. V. Morton Illus L. Hummel Association Copy Jocelyn Horner
1926 The Heart of London by H. V. Morton Illus L. Hummel Association Copy Jocelyn Horner

Price: £90.00

A charmingly illustrated copy of this guide to London, profusely illustrated by L. Hummel. Collated complete with twenty-four scissor cuts by L. Hummel. The fourth edition of the work, first...

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1926 This Way To Arcady A. Bonner Laird Novel First Ed Illus Publishers Cloth
1926 This Way To Arcady A. Bonner Laird Novel First Ed Illus Publishers Cloth

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of A. Bonnet Laird's work, 'This Way To Arcady', with several illustrations throughout by Donald Maxwell. First edition. In excellent

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1927 This London Its Tavern Haunts and Memories R Thurston Hopkins
1927 This London Its Tavern Haunts and Memories R Thurston Hopkins

Price: £19.99

A historical study of the sites and pubs of London. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs.

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1928 A London Reverie J C Squire Joseph Pennell Illustrated First Edition
1928 A London Reverie J C Squire Joseph Pennell Illustrated First Edition

Price: £59.99

This is a beautifully illustrated celebration of the city of London.Taken from the works of Joseph Pennell and arranged with notes and essays.Joseph Pennell was an American artist and author who produced numerous books and works, and...

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1928 Mid Surrey Regional Planning Scheme Adams Thompson Fry Scarce
1928 Mid Surrey Regional Planning Scheme Adams Thompson Fry Scarce

Price: £125.00

A copy of this planning report for mid Surrey.With a number of maps and illustrations throughout, and a large folded colour map of the scheme tucked into a pocket bound inside the rear board for that purpose.

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1928 The London of Thackeray Beresford Illustrated
1928 The London of Thackeray Beresford Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A study of the places in London mentioned in the works of William Makepeace Thackeray. With numerous engraved plates throughout. Including chapters on Vanity Fair, Pendennis, The Newcomes and others.

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1929 AUSTRALIA To-Day From a Visitor's Point of View Signed Arthur J. Wilson
1929 AUSTRALIA To-Day From a Visitor's Point of View Signed Arthur J. Wilson

Price: £240.00

A scarce title accounting the authors journey from England to Australia, and his opinions and findings while there. Illustrated with personal photographs and maps throughout.  Signed by the author. Only one edition...

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1930 3vol Rural Rides Tours in Scotland Ireland Cobbett Illus Limited Edition
1930 3vol Rural Rides Tours in Scotland Ireland Cobbett Illus Limited Edition

Price: £425.00

A limited edition three volume illustrated set of William Cobbett's most famous work 'Rural Rides'. Complete in three volumes. This work is a limited edition, being numbered three-hundred and...

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1930 Romantic Cheshire J Cunning Walters Illustrated Topography History
1930 Romantic Cheshire J Cunning Walters Illustrated Topography History

Price: £19.99

 An illustrated collection of stories of the history of Cheshire Illustrated throughout by Frank Greenwood. Including The Magic Mirror of the Plain, Sleepy Hollows and Quiet Waters, Old Church Lore and many more. With...

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1930 Through Broadland by Sail and Motor Arthur Henry Patterson First Edition
1930 Through Broadland by Sail and Motor Arthur Henry Patterson First Edition

Price: £35.00

An illustrated first edition of this work by Arthur Henry Patterson.Arthur Henry Patterson was an author and artist known for his works on Broadland and his friendship with Ted Ellis, a renowned Broadland naturalist.

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1930 Wendy Wood The Secret of Spey Illustrated First Edition Illustrated
1930 Wendy Wood The Secret of Spey Illustrated First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

An first edition of this work of the Scottish SpeysideWith 16 full page plates inlcuding a frontispiece.Wendy Wood was a Scottish author, artist, sculptor and campaigner of Scottih independence.

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1931 Place-Names of Glengarry and Glenquoich E Ellice Illustrated Scotland
1931 Place-Names of Glengarry and Glenquoich E Ellice Illustrated Scotland

Price: £140.00

A study of two districts in the Scottish Highlands (Glengarry and Glenquoich) in its scarce dustwrapper. Second and revised edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and folding map to the rear. Including names of...

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1932 Devon A Survey Coast Moors and Rivers W Harding Thompson Folding Maps
1932 Devon A Survey Coast Moors and Rivers W Harding Thompson Folding Maps

Price: £34.99

A topographical survey of Devon and the surrounding area. Illustrated throughout with five folding maps, and other illustrations in the text. With a preface by the Hon. Sir John Fortescue. Including chapters on the towns and villages,...

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1932-1934 2vol This Unknown Island and Isles of this Island by S P B Mais Maps
1932-1934 2vol This Unknown Island and Isles of this Island by S P B Mais Maps

Price: £34.99

Two entertaining books charting the author's travels around Britain and its islands. In two volumes. Illustrated with numerous maps and photographs. Stuart Petre Brodie Mais (18851975) was a prolific British author, journalist...

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1934 Guildhall Swansea Souvenir Book from the Corporation of Swansea
1934 Guildhall Swansea Souvenir Book from the Corporation of Swansea

Price: £65.00

A Souvenir of the Opening of the Guildhall Swansea by His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent."The Corporation of Swansea have much pleasure in presenting this Souvenir of the opening of the new Guildhall, Law Courts and Brangwyn Hall...

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1934 In Search of Ireland H. V. Morton Illustrations Map
1934 In Search of Ireland H. V. Morton Illustrations Map

Price: £70.00

A sixth printing of 'In Search of Ireland' released in November 1934, copiously illustrated and a map on the endpapers. Part of the 'In Search of...' series written by the notable journalist...

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1934 Somerset Regional Report A Survey and a Plan W Harding Thompson
1934 Somerset Regional Report A Survey and a Plan W Harding Thompson

Price: £59.00

A scarce topographical examination of Somerset. Illustrated throughout with many plans, including five coloured folding maps in the text and twelve further maps in a pocket to the rear. With details of physical surveys, administration...

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1934 Somerset Regional Report Survey Plan Thompson First Edition Scarce
1934 Somerset Regional Report Survey Plan Thompson First Edition Scarce

Price: £58.00

A scarce first edition of this survey for Somerset County Council by Thompson, a member of the Town Planning institute. With a photographic frontispiece, 34 plates, 16 maps and 2 planning proposals; collated, complete.Including chapters...

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1934 The Place-Names of Surrey Gover, Mawer & Stenton English Place-Name Society
1934 The Place-Names of Surrey Gover, Mawer & Stenton English Place-Name Society

Price: £39.99

A detailed referential text detailing the names of towns located in the county of Surrey. Volume XI from the English Place-Name Society. Featuring several detailed folding maps of Surrey, neatly slotted into a compartment...

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1935 Dartmouth Pre-Reformation The Devonshire Association Hugh Watkin First Ed
1935 Dartmouth Pre-Reformation The Devonshire Association Hugh Watkin First Ed

Price: £49.99

A complete, concise and exhaustive account of the Dartmouth, prior to the reformation. First edition. Profusely illustrated with photographic plates, maps, and featuring a large folding map to the rear. Number five in...

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1937 In Search of England H V Morton Topography Illustrated
1937 In Search of England H V Morton Topography Illustrated

Price: £15.99

A topographical study of towns and regions of England. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome plates. Including histories and studies of Stonehenge, Gloucester, Ipswich, Warwick, and many more.

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1937 Inventory of the HISTORICAL MONUMENTS in MIDDLESEX
1937 Inventory of the HISTORICAL MONUMENTS in MIDDLESEX

Price: £155.99

An extensive book on the old buildings of Middlesex. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Includes map in pocket at rear pastedown. First edition. 

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1937 Shrines and Homes of Scotland John Stirling Maxwell Illustrated
1937 Shrines and Homes of Scotland John Stirling Maxwell Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A study of interesting and historical houses and other buildings of Scotland. With two hundred illustrations. Containing chapters on Castles, The Romanesque Period, Collegiate Churches and more.

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1939 Middlesex The Jubilee of the County Council 1889-1939 C W Radcliffe
1939 Middlesex The Jubilee of the County Council 1889-1939 C W Radcliffe

Price: £28.99

A history of Middlesex County Council, published as a centenary memoir. Illustrated throughout with numerous maps, photographs and a coloured frontispiece.

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1942 The Place-Names of Middlesex J. Gover, Allen Mawer and F. Stenton
1942 The Place-Names of Middlesex J. Gover, Allen Mawer and F. Stenton

Price: £39.99

An informative referential text being part of the English Place-Name Society collection. Featuring one of the original two folding maps, placed loosely in the rear, as well as the original dustwrapper. By J. E. B. Gover, Allen...

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1944 Brangwyn Talks by William de Belleroche Limited Edition Illustrated
1944 Brangwyn Talks by William de Belleroche Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A copy of Brangwyn Talks by William de Belleroche.This Edition, Printed on Hand-Made Paper, is Limited to Five Hundred Copies, of Which This is No. 486.With numerous illustrations and photographs.

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1946 Autumns in Skye Ross & Sutherland T. Ratcliffe Barnett
1946 Autumns in Skye Ross & Sutherland T. Ratcliffe Barnett

Price: £24.99

A detailed work of travel, exploring the Glens, Castles and towns within Skye, Ross and Sutherland. New and revised edition. Featuring photographic plates throughout, illustrated maps to the endpapers, and the original dustwrapper....

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1949 Highways and Byways in the West Highlands Seton Gordon Folding Map
1949 Highways and Byways in the West Highlands Seton Gordon Folding Map

Price: £27.00

An illustrated work looking at the paths and roads of the West Highlands in Scotland, written by Seton Gordon, and illustrated by David Young Cameron. An interesting work looking at the highways...

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1949 Inns Taverns Chepstow District Waters Birbeck First Edition Illustrated Folding Plate Uncommon
1949 Inns Taverns Chepstow District Waters Birbeck First Edition Illustrated Folding Plate Uncommon

Price: £80.00

A lovely first edition copy of Ivor Waters' 'Inns and Taverns of the Chepstow District', complete with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Containing the local history of inns in the lower...

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1949 Landscape and Housing Development Bourneville Village First Edition
1949 Landscape and Housing Development Bourneville Village First Edition

Price: £24.99

A handbook on the development of Bourneville village in Birmingham. First edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, including a coloured frontispiece.

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195 6vol A History of Wiltshire R B Pugh Illustrated Topographical History
195 6vol A History of Wiltshire R B Pugh Illustrated Topographical History

Price: £220.00

A uniformly-bound collection of R. B. Pugh's extensive history of Wiltshire.Volume II (1955)Volume III (1956)Volume IV (1959)Volume V (1957)Volume VI (1962)Volume VII (1953)With chapters on ecclesiatical history, religous houses, Wiltshire...

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1950 3vol Licensed Houses and Their Management W Bently Capper Fifth Edition
1950 3vol Licensed Houses and Their Management W Bently Capper Fifth Edition

Price: £90.00

A guide to the running of pubs and restaurants by W. Bently Capper. Fifth edition. With 53 plates and illustrations in the text. Including chapters such as Cooking Apparatus, The Waiters, Stock-Taking and more. Complete in...

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1950 The Land of Britain Its Use and Misuse by Dudley Stamp Topography Geography
1950 The Land of Britain Its Use and Misuse by Dudley Stamp Topography Geography

Price: £29.99

A book on the land use of Britain, including farming, woodland, and wartime changes. Second edition. Illustrated with many maps and diagrams. Sir Laurence Dudley Stamp (9 March 1898 8 August 1966) was professor of geography at...

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1950 W Holford H Wrigh Cambridge Planning Proposals and Maps
1950 W Holford H Wrigh Cambridge Planning Proposals and Maps

Price: £80.00

A two volume set of Cambridge Planning ProposalsIllustrated with full page maps, photographs.With three maps contained in a pocket to the paste-down end-paperWilliam Graham Holford, Baron Holford was a British architect and town...

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1952 Cheshire Village Memories by Members of the Women's Institutes First Illus
1952 Cheshire Village Memories by Members of the Women's Institutes First Illus

Price: £39.99

An in-depth study of the history of the villages of Cheshire. First edition. Illustrated throughout, with a map to endpapers. 'Being extracts from seventy-four scrap books of local history made by members of the Women's Institutes.' With...

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1953 Looking at London First Edition Dustwrapper Ronald Searle Kaye Webb
1953 Looking at London First Edition Dustwrapper Ronald Searle Kaye Webb

Price: £55.00

A humorous depiction and tour of London portrayed as a series of anecdotes. A collaboration between the then, husband and wife, Ronald Searle and Kaye Webb. Webb was a British editor and publisher....

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1957-89 10 Vol The Victorian History of Wiltshire Illus Pugh Crittall et Al
1957-89 10 Vol The Victorian History of Wiltshire Illus Pugh Crittall et Al

Price: £575.00

A ten volume set of this illustrated history of Wiltshire.Ten of original 18 volume set. Volumes include: Volume I: Part I, Volume I: Part II, Volume II, Volume V, Volume VI, Volume VIII, Volume IX, Volume X, Volume XI, Volume XII.Volumes...

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1959 3vol Inventory of Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge Illustrated
1959 3vol Inventory of Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge Illustrated

Price: £135.00

An extensive records of important historical buildings and sights in Cambridge. Illustrated with hundreds of plates, including folding maps and plansIncluding details of the college buildings, ecclesiastical buildings, and secular...

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1962 The Derbyshire Miners Industrial History J E Williams First Edition
1962 The Derbyshire Miners Industrial History J E Williams First Edition

Price: £65.00

A first edition of this history of mining in Derbyshire from Dr. J. E. Williams.Illustrated with several plates and maps.

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1963 A History Helmsley Rievaulx and District J Mcdonnell Yorkshire Archaeology
1963 A History Helmsley Rievaulx and District J Mcdonnell Yorkshire Archaeology

Price: £38.00

An educational and informative work regarding the Helmsley and Rievaulx district. Produced by members of the Helmsley and Area Group of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society. The first edition...

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1963 Royal Charters Of Grantham 1463-1688 Edited Martin Limited With Dustwrapper
1963 Royal Charters Of Grantham 1463-1688 Edited Martin Limited With Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

The Royal Charters of Grantham 1463-1688 was published to celebrate the five-hundredth anniversary of Grantham's first charter of incorporation. A limited edition of 400 and with original dustwrapper. Grantham is a market town...

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1964 Township Borough Ford Lecture 1897 By Maitland Map Illustration Dustwrapper
1964 Township Borough Ford Lecture 1897 By Maitland Map Illustration Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

A study of the Township and Borough of Cambridge from the Ford Lectures delivered by Maitland which he delivered at Oxford in 1897. With three fold-out maps and illustration. First published in 1898, this is a 1964 reprint in original...

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1967 Len Deighton's London Dossier Travel Topography First Edition DW
1967 Len Deighton's London Dossier Travel Topography First Edition DW

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this guidebook to London written by Len Deighton and a collection of his friends, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work. Held in the...

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1968 Geology of the Country Around Church Stretton, Craven Arms by Various 1st
1968 Geology of the Country Around Church Stretton, Craven Arms by Various 1st

Price: £69.99

A geological survey of parts of the Welsh borderland in South Shropshire, includes discussion of rock formations and limestone distribution. A first edition with price-clipped dustwrapper. With photographs, maps and diagrams...

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1969 History of Bedfordshire 1066-1888 Joyce Godber Illustrated First Edition
1969 History of Bedfordshire 1066-1888 Joyce Godber Illustrated First Edition

Price: £27.99

A highly detailed exploration into the history of Bedforshire, between the years of 1066-1888. First edition. With a list of subscribers loosely inserted. Featuring numerous photographic plates and a coloured frontispiece.

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1969 Royal Greenwich Olive and Nigel Hamilton Signed Illus Stanley Devon
1969 Royal Greenwich Olive and Nigel Hamilton Signed Illus Stanley Devon

Price: £50.00

A signed limited edition on this history of Greenwich.With photographs by Stanley Devon and Elizabeth Lewis as well as historical illustrations drawn from archives, galleries and collections throughout Britain.One of a signed and numbered...

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1969 Topographical Dictionary English Emigrants to the New World Banks History
1969 Topographical Dictionary English Emigrants to the New World Banks History

Price: £39.99

A comprehensive reference guide to the names and heritage of 17th century English emigrants to America. A reprint of the original 1937 edition, edited and indexed by Elijah Ellsworth Brownell. Featuring a double page county map...

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1970-75 4vols Dorset Historical Monument of the Country Dustwrapper Topography
1970-75 4vols Dorset Historical Monument of the Country Dustwrapper Topography

Price: £260.00

A collection of four volumes by the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments exploring the building and monuments of the count of Dorset. An important and informative set of works by offering an unique look at the south...

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1971 My Liverpool by Frank Shaw First Edition Illustrated Life and Dialect
1971 My Liverpool by Frank Shaw First Edition Illustrated Life and Dialect

Price: £23.99

An interesting work on Liverpudlian life and history. First edition. With numerous illustrations.

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1971 SPAS of ENGLAND The North GRANVILLE
1971 SPAS of ENGLAND The North GRANVILLE

Price: £27.99

Cream cloth binding with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with some in text illustrations and includes a copy of the title page and frontispiece from the first edition of 1841.

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1971 The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States Henry Gannett
1971 The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States Henry Gannett

Price: £14.99

A detailed list of American place names and their origin, being a facsimile reprint of the 1902 edition published in Washington by the Government Printing Office. Bulletin 197 for the United States Geographical Survey, under the...

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1972 Historical Monuments in the County of Dorset Vol IV North Dorset
1972 Historical Monuments in the County of Dorset Vol IV North Dorset

Price: £50.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this work on North Dorset.With a full colour frontispiece, one folding plan and 5 plans in pocket to the rear of the volume. Shaftesbury is of particular note in this volume.

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1972-76 6Vol Victorian and Edwardian Britain in Photographs Batsford
1972-76 6Vol Victorian and Edwardian Britain in Photographs Batsford

Price: £58.00

A six volume first edition set of works taken from a series by B.T. Batsford Publishers.Titles include:Liverpool and the North WestSurreyCambridgeshireWalesThe Lake DistrictCornwallEach volume depicts Victorian and Edwardian daily...

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1974 Arthur L Humphreys A Handbook To County Bibliography County Towns Britain
1974 Arthur L Humphreys A Handbook To County Bibliography County Towns Britain

Price: £34.99

A 1974 facsimile reprint of A Handbook to County Bibliography: Being a Bibliography of Bibliographies Relating to the County Towns and Towns of Great Britain and Ireland by Arthur L. Humphreys, first printed for the author in 1917. With...

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1974 The Manor of Gawsworth Cheshire Raymond Richards
1974 The Manor of Gawsworth Cheshire Raymond Richards

Price: £49.99

A fascinating insight into the manor of Gawsworth within Cheshire. Featuring various photographic plates and several illustrations. With the original unclipped dustwrapper. "The book tells the story of the manor since the...

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1975 Somerset Ralph Whitlock Illustrated Signed First Edition
1975 Somerset Ralph Whitlock Illustrated Signed First Edition

Price: £40.00

A scarce first signed edition of this charming illustrated guide to Somerset. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'Somerset' looks at all of the charms of the country. It looks at the bigger...

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1975 WELLINGTON College Register January 1859 - December 1973 Ninth Edition
1975 WELLINGTON College Register January 1859 - December 1973 Ninth Edition

Price: £17.99

'Wellington College Register' from January 1859 - December 1973. Compiled for The Old Wellingtonian Society. Ninth Edition.

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1976 Landmarks of Mapmaking An Illustrated Survey Of Maps Mapmaking Dustwrapper
1976 Landmarks of Mapmaking An Illustrated Survey Of Maps Mapmaking Dustwrapper

Price: £99.99

Landmarks of Mapmaking: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking. Maps chosen and displayed by R. V. Tooley, text written by Charles Bricker and preface by Gerald Crone. First edition in dustwrapper and slipcase. Beautifully...

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1976 The Origin of English Place-Names P H Reaney Etymology Topography
1976 The Origin of English Place-Names P H Reaney Etymology Topography

Price: £29.99

A smart copy of this etymological work on English place names. With chapters includingThe Celtic Element, The Scandinavian Element, Field-Names and many more.

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1981 The Book of Wellington by Robin Bush and Gillian Allen with Illustrations
1981 The Book of Wellington by Robin Bush and Gillian Allen with Illustrations

Price: £70.00

An illustrated first edition of this book on Wellington by Robin Bush and Gillian Allen.The Book of Wellington 1981 has been published as a Limited Edition of which this is Number 90.A complete list of the Numer of Subscribers is printed...

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1987 The Book of Marston Bigot by Michael McGarvie Signed First Edition
1987 The Book of Marston Bigot by Michael McGarvie Signed First Edition

Price: £29.00

A local interest book on Marston Bigot by Michael McGarvie.The Book of Marston Bigot 1987 has been published in a Limited Edition of which this is Number 992.Signed by the author to the edition page.With illustrations.

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1987 Yesterday's Town Wellington by Gillian Allen with Photographs
1987 Yesterday's Town Wellington by Gillian Allen with Photographs

Price: £65.00

A local interest book on the town of Wellington by Gillian Allen.This is number 45 of a limited edition print run."A fluent, fascinating and fact-packed narrative and some 200 pictures, many of them rare, and most unique to this book."...

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1988 A Vision of Dartmoor Paintings by F. J. Widgery C. Jane Baker First Edition
1988 A Vision of Dartmoor Paintings by F. J. Widgery C. Jane Baker First Edition

Price: £49.99

An artistic exploration into the scenic moorland of Dartmoor. First edition. With paintings by F. J. Widgery, dated 1861 - 1942. As well as an introduction by C. Jane Baker.

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1990-95 4Vol Derbyshire Armory Tithe Files Chesterfield & Sutton Parish Register
1990-95 4Vol Derbyshire Armory Tithe Files Chesterfield & Sutton Parish Register

Price: £99.99

A collection of referential works from the Derbyshire Record Society collection, complete with their original dustwrappers. Volume XV Chesterfield Parish Register 1601-35. Volume XVII A Derbyshire Armory. Volume XVIII Sutton-cum-Duckmanton...

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1995 The Derbyshire Returns to the 1851 Religious Census Margery Tranter 1st Ed
1995 The Derbyshire Returns to the 1851 Religious Census Margery Tranter 1st Ed

Price: £29.99

A detailed picture of the state of religion throughout the county of Derbyshire at the beginning of the Victorian era. Volume XXIII of the Derbyshire Record Society. First edition. Edited by Margery Tranter in collaboration...

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1996 A Hertfordshire Valley Scott Hastie David Spain Illustrated Dustwrapper
1996 A Hertfordshire Valley Scott Hastie David Spain Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

An illustrated first edition of this local Hertfordshire history.A historical and topographical work on the Gade and Bulbourne Valley in Hertfordshire extending from Tring in the north to Hunton Bridge near Watford in the south.

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1996 Souterrains Atlantic Provinces and North East Scotland Ann Martin
1996 Souterrains Atlantic Provinces and North East Scotland Ann Martin

Price: £65.00

A copy of Ann Martin's archeological dissertation. With 25 pages of photographic plates, and a full bibliography.Martin expresses thanks, in her acknowledgements, to Michel le Goffic of Service Departmental d'Archeologie, Finistere;...

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1997 2vol Watermills of Sussex Limited Edition Derek Stidder Colin Smith Local
1997 2vol Watermills of Sussex Limited Edition Derek Stidder Colin Smith Local

Price: £95.00

An limited edition of this pair of volumes on the history of Sussex watermills from Derek Stidder and Colin Smith. Limited edition, of which volume I is number 30, and volume II is number 45.lllustrated throughout with numerous photographs...

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2002 The Suffolk Landscape Norman Scarfe Illustrated Signed Dustwrapper
2002 The Suffolk Landscape Norman Scarfe Illustrated Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

An signed edition of this work on Suffolk.Signed by Scarfe to half title.

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2003 Banbury A History Brian Little Signed Topography Oxfordshire First Edition
2003 Banbury A History Brian Little Signed Topography Oxfordshire First Edition

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this history of the town of Banbury from Brian Little. With attached letter from the author, and inscription to, 'Aunt Kay' from the author to the title page.

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c.1870-1875 3vol Yorkshire, Past and Present Baines Illustrated First Edition
c.1870-1875 3vol Yorkshire, Past and Present Baines Illustrated First Edition

Price: £90.00

A fascinating first edition collection on 'Yorkshire, Past and Present' by the English journalist and historian Thomas Baines. An informative history of the historic county of Yorkshire in...

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c.1873 2vol Yorkshire, Past and Present Baines Illustrated Very Scarce
c.1873 2vol Yorkshire, Past and Present Baines Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £60.00

An uncommon 1873 volume I copy of 'Yorkshire, Past and Present' by the English journalist and historian Thomas Baines, bound in two divisions. An informative history of the historic county...

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c1839 The History of London Illustrated by Views in London and Wesminster
c1839 The History of London Illustrated by Views in London and Wesminster

Price: £280.00

A local interest book on The History of London: Illustrated by Views in London & Wesminster.Edited by William Gray Fearnside and (in continuation) by Thomas Harral.Engraved by John Woods, from Original Drawings, by Shepherd, Garland,...

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c1857 Our Old Town THOMAS MILLER Social History London Uncommon Illustrated
c1857 Our Old Town THOMAS MILLER Social History London Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £34.99

This is an uncommon copy of this nostalgic social history of London.Thomas Miller was a poet and novelist who produced over 45 volumes of non fiction, fiction and poetry, often focusing on rural characters and rural scenes....

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c1870 4Vols Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Illustrated Thomas Baines
c1870 4Vols Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Illustrated Thomas Baines

Price: £235.00

A four volume set of this noted work by Thomas Baines.Collated: Complete.With eighteen full page plates of views, plans and technology taken from original drawings by H. Warren, with a series of seven engraved portraits....

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c1870 4Vols Thomas Baines Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Illustrated
c1870 4Vols Thomas Baines Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Illustrated

Price: £235.00

A four volume set of this noted work by Thomas Baines.Collated: Complete.With eighteen full page plates of views, plans and technology taken from original drawings by H. Warren, with a series of seven engraved portraits....

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c1870 Mason's Guide to Tenby Seventh Edition J D Mason Illus
c1870 Mason's Guide to Tenby Seventh Edition J D Mason Illus

Price: £60.00

A seventh edition of this popular guide to Tenby,With a folding map and frontispiece of the area.

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c1870 The Route Book of Devon For Rail and Road Scarce Folding Maps Illustrated
c1870 The Route Book of Devon For Rail and Road Scarce Folding Maps Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A delightful route guide to England south-western county of Devon. The volume is illustrated throughout with eight folding maps documenting the region. An interesting work of British Topography....

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c1877 Leading Events in the History of the Port of Bristol by Reid and Hicks
c1877 Leading Events in the History of the Port of Bristol by Reid and Hicks

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of Leading Events in the History of the Port of Bristol by W. N. Reid and W. E. Hicks.Reprinted by permission from the Western Daily Press.With a fold-out map

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c1878-1892 3vol Grimes Visit to the Queen Paris Yorkshire Lancashire John Hartley
c1878-1892 3vol Grimes Visit to the Queen Paris Yorkshire Lancashire John Hartley

Price: £98.00

A smart three volume set of John Hartley's comical 'Grimes' novels, written in a Yorkshire dialect. Sammywell Grimes was the protagonist of many of John Hartley's work,s being a Yorkshire man...

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c1884 The Book of the Thames S C Hall Illustrated Local Interest New Edition
c1884 The Book of the Thames S C Hall Illustrated Local Interest New Edition

Price: £92.99

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c1886 Scarborough And Its Neighbourhood Picture Book Thomas Nelson Illus Guide
c1886 Scarborough And Its Neighbourhood Picture Book Thomas Nelson Illus Guide

Price: £40.00

A beautifully illustrated travel guide to the Northern seaside town, Scarborough. Issued in the late nineteenth century, this uncommon work boasts several panoramic views of the Yorkshire location. ...

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c1890 American Notes And Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens Signature Edition
c1890 American Notes And Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens Signature Edition

Price: £34.00

An undated edition of Dickens' travelogue pieces from his experiences in American and elsewhere.A Signature Edition.This edition includes eight illustrations which enhance Dickens' witty and critical essays on travel. As well...

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c1890 Ricordo d'Italia Roma ROME Postcards Scarce Photographic Book
c1890 Ricordo d'Italia Roma ROME Postcards Scarce Photographic Book

Price: £49.99

An attractive concertina book full of monochrome photographs of Rome from the turn of the twentieth century. With photos of many important sites in Rome, including the Colosseum, Saint Peter's Square and the Trevi Fountain.

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c1890 Six Photographs of Christchurch SWANAGE Corfe Castle
c1890 Six Photographs of Christchurch SWANAGE Corfe Castle

Price: £33.99

Red cloth spine with brown boards.  The front cover is illustrated with green vine design around the title and the rear board is an advertisment for New Albums of Selected Photographs.  This album contains six...

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c1890 The Album of London Views Engravings of London
c1890 The Album of London Views Engravings of London

Price: £49.99

A late Victorian folding album of the sights of London, printed in Germany.  Containing twenty-seven illustrations of the city.

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c1891 Drifting Island Slave-Hunters Walter Wentworth Illustrated
c1891 Drifting Island Slave-Hunters Walter Wentworth Illustrated

Price: £38.00

An entertaining and exciting tale of travel and adventure in Africa by Walter Wentworth. Written as a sequel to Wentworth's earlier novel 'Kibboo Ganey; Or, the Lost Chief of the Copper Mountain',...

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c1895 A J Foster The Ouse With Illustrations By The Author And A Foldout Map
c1895 A J Foster The Ouse With Illustrations By The Author And A Foldout Map

Price: £24.99

An uncommon copy of The Ouse by the Rev. A. J. Foster, M. A. Vicar of Wooton, Bedfordshire. With twenty illustrations by the author and a foldout map. Published under the direction of the committee of general literature and...

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c1900 The Album of Matlock and District Photographic Album F Barber
c1900 The Album of Matlock and District Photographic Album F Barber

Price: £40.00

A scarce collection of turn-of-the-century photographs of Matlock.Taken from photos by F. Barber.

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c1905 Views of Fashionable Folkestone Sandgate Hythe and Neighbourhood Scarce
c1905 Views of Fashionable Folkestone Sandgate Hythe and Neighbourhood Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce collection of turn of the century views of Folkestone.With 36 plates.Folkestone is a port town on the English channel which was an important harbour during the 19th and 20th century. The scenes in this collection cover some...

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c1906 Pictorial London With Illustrations and Descriptive Text
c1906 Pictorial London With Illustrations and Descriptive Text

Price: £48.00

A collection of images of London scenes.With an Alphabetical List of Views to the front of the volume.With Descriptive Text to the rear of the volume.

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c1908 Somerset and Some Neighbouring Records Historical Biographical Pictorial
c1908 Somerset and Some Neighbouring Records Historical Biographical Pictorial

Price: £250.00

A scarce special printing of this local interest work of Somerset and its residents.With 36 platesPrinted for subscribers only.Providing short biographical descriptions of notable Somerset residents each with a portrait or image of...

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c1910 Homeland Handbooks The Quantock Hills Map And Illlustration In Paper Wraps
c1910 Homeland Handbooks The Quantock Hills Map And Illlustration In Paper Wraps

Price: £39.99

The Quantock Hills, Their Combes And Villages Ordnance Map by The Homeland Association. Illustrated with a foldout map, photographs and drawings. Volume 35 of the The Homeland Handbooks series. Third edition, in paper wraps. The...

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c1910 Paris Heliotypes Views of Paris by E le Deley Photographs Scarce
c1910 Paris Heliotypes Views of Paris by E le Deley Photographs Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce collection of photographs of Paris from the early twentieth century. Including views of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Musee de Cluny, Saint-Augustin and more.

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c1912 Beautiful Ireland Alex Williams Stephen Gwynn Illus
c1912 Beautiful Ireland Alex Williams Stephen Gwynn Illus

Price: £79.00

- Four volumes in one. 'Beautiful Ireland' was the partner publication of the illustrated travel guides 'Beautiful England'. This volume looks at Leinster, Ulster, Munster, and Connaught....

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c1912 Beautiful Ireland Painted by Alex Williams Described Stephen Gwynn Plates
c1912 Beautiful Ireland Painted by Alex Williams Described Stephen Gwynn Plates

Price: £37.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the beauty of Ireland.With 48 colour plates by Alex Williams.Alexander Williams was a successful landscape and marine painter at the turn of the century. His work focused mostly on his native...

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c1919 The Scottish Geographical Magazine Edinburgh Number XXXV Maps Maclehose
c1919 The Scottish Geographical Magazine Edinburgh Number XXXV Maps Maclehose

Price: £150.00

A handsomely bound copy of the Scottish Geographical Magazine.Volume XXXV, 'The Edinburgh Number', with four articles relating to Edinburgh's history and topography.With 16 folding maps.Bound by Maclehose of Glasgow.The Scottish Geographical...

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c1920 2vol London Stories Life in London Illustrated Local Interest
c1920 2vol London Stories Life in London Illustrated Local Interest

Price: £49.99

A scarce and engrossing collection of tales of life in the city of London through history. With a folding frontispiece depicting a parade of influential figures in London's history, including Charles Dickens, Henry V, Samuel Johnson...

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c1921 8vol Our Beautiful Homeland Ernest Haslehust Illus
c1921 8vol Our Beautiful Homeland Ernest Haslehust Illus

Price: £190.00

A set of eight volumes of beautifully illustrated books about various historical towns in Britain. Complete in eight volumes. ‘Beautiful England’ was a popular series of illustrated...

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C1922 DERBYSHIRE Local History Guyana Archaeological
C1922 DERBYSHIRE Local History Guyana Archaeological

Price: £145.00

A collection of nineteen articles by Henry Kirk MA., BCL., dating from 1891 to 1922, the majority from the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society's Journal. With a number of illustrations and photographic plates. Henry...

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c1924 Our Own Country Cassell KENT Scrapbook Illus
c1924 Our Own Country Cassell KENT Scrapbook Illus

Price: £49.99

A fascinating collection of "Our Own Country" periodicals dating from approximately 1881 to 1882, bound together with scrapbook pages of illustrations of English views and landmarks. With various ink inscriptions of one Irene M...

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c1930 3vol Irish Names of Places P W Joyce Topography Etymology
c1930 3vol Irish Names of Places P W Joyce Topography Etymology

Price: £375.00

A complete set of this topographical reference work on Irish place names. Including chapters on The Irish Local Name System, Names Of Historical and Legendary Origin, Names Descriptive of Physical Features and much more. With...

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c1930 9Vol R.A.C. County Road Map and Gazetteer Maps Counties Topography
c1930 9Vol R.A.C. County Road Map and Gazetteer Maps Counties Topography

Price: £95.00

This is a nine volume set of R.A.C county road map and gazetteers.Published in various editions and runs from the 1920s through to the 1930s. Undated but adverts indicate the range of these volumes to be between 1928 and 1935.Volumes...

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c1930 Drives of Special Interest Issued by the Automobile Association
c1930 Drives of Special Interest Issued by the Automobile Association

Price: £90.00

A local interest book on various drives in the UK.Including: Drives From Weymouth, Drives From Lyme Regis, Drives From Yeovil etc.Issued by The Automobile Association.

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c1940 7vol Ward Lock Topographical Guides Southern England and Wales
c1940 7vol Ward Lock Topographical Guides Southern England and Wales

Price: £99.99

A collection of seven local guide books for southern England and Wales. Including:A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Bridport, West Bay, and South-West Dorset, Including Beaminster, Charmouth, Lyme Regis, Abbotsbury, Dorchester,...

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c1970 Facsimile Reprint Bibliotheca Patrum Latinorum Britannica Salisbury
c1970 Facsimile Reprint Bibliotheca Patrum Latinorum Britannica Salisbury

Price: £19.99

This is an amateur facsimile of this catalogue of books and manuscripts held in Cathedrals.Printed in German.Reprinted from the 1891-1908 editions and taken from Volume II, bound to show only the catalogue of Salisbury...

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