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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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1929 Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Mitton 2nd Ed Dustwrapper Palmer Illustrated
1929 Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Mitton 2nd Ed Dustwrapper Palmer Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A pleasing second edition copy of Geraldine Mitton's charming historical, picturesque and geographical account of the counties of Buckinghamshire and Berkshire; with coloured plates by the renowned English watercolour...

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1929 The Charm of Surry Lancashire Cambridge
1929 The Charm of Surry Lancashire Cambridge

Price: £65.00

Three fascinating and beautifully illustrated volumes from A. and C. Black's 'The "Charm" Series'; all complete with the original dustwrappers. A. and C. Black were a renowned British...

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1929 The Striding Dales Halliwell Sutcliffe A Reginald Smith Limited Ed Signed
1929 The Striding Dales Halliwell Sutcliffe A Reginald Smith Limited Ed Signed

Price: £22.00

A limited edition signed copy of this work of British topography by Halliwell Sutcliffe. Signed by both the author and the illustrator. Limited edition, number 200 of 250. Illustrated with...

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1930 A Volume of Miscellanea
1930 A Volume of Miscellanea

Price: £95.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of miscellaneous records relating to Newcastle Upon Tyne. The first edition of this work. A scarce work. Volume IX of the publications of the Newcastle...

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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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1931 Ilfracombe Throughout the Ages D. Warrell Bowring Illustrated 1st
1931 Ilfracombe Throughout the Ages D. Warrell Bowring Illustrated 1st

Price: £54.00

A charming work about the history of the North Devon coastal city Ilfracombe, written by D. Warrell Bowring, with illustrations throughout. The first edition of this work. Ilfracombe is a seaside...

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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 In Search of England Morton Riviere Binding St Ronan's School Illustrated
1932 In Search of England Morton Riviere Binding St Ronan's School Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A lovely leather bound copy of Henry Vollam Morton's bestselling vignette 'In Search of England', the first work in the numerous 'In Search of...' series. Henry Canova Vollam Morton was a renowned...

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1932 Monumental Inscriptions and Coats of Arms From Cambridgeshire
1932 Monumental Inscriptions and Coats of Arms From Cambridgeshire

Price: £98.00

A very scarce first edition of this referentical work listing the monumental inscriptions and coats of arms found in Cambridgeshire parish churches, illustrated with fifty-one plates. The first...

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1932 The Blue Guide Scotland Findlay Muirhead Illus Maps Second Edition
1932 The Blue Guide Scotland Findlay Muirhead Illus Maps Second Edition

Price: £25.00

A delightful atlas and travel guide to the country of Scotland. This being one of the Blue guide series of travel works. Second edition copy of The Blues Guide to Scotland. This uncommon...

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1932 The Lake Counties W G Collingwood New Edition Illustrated A Reginald Smith
1932 The Lake Counties W G Collingwood New Edition Illustrated A Reginald Smith

Price: £98.00

A profusely illustrated work by W. G. Collingwood, with bright and vibrant plates throughout. This work artfully depicts the landscape of Britain, with artwork by A. Reginald Smith. A charming...

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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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1933 The Soul of The City London's Livery Companies Col. Robert J Blackham
1933 The Soul of The City London's Livery Companies Col. Robert J Blackham

Price: £40.00

A fascinating work of London topography from the early twentieth century, written by the the military officer Robert J. Blackham. Undated, dated using Copac. This fascinating work of local...

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1933-36 3vols County of Buckingham Calendar to the Sessions Records W. Le Hardy
1933-36 3vols County of Buckingham Calendar to the Sessions Records W. Le Hardy

Price: £115.00

Volume I, II and III of William Le Hardy's 'County of Buckingham' spanning the years 1678 to 1705. Handsomely bound in the publisher's original cloth binding, each of the three volumes are in excellent

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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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1935 Old Harrogate Published in the Harrogate Herald 1934-35 Illus Very Scarce
1935 Old Harrogate Published in the Harrogate Herald 1934-35 Illus Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work of local interest profusely illustrated with photographs from Harrogate in the early twentieth century. Undated, dated using Copac. In the publisher's original paperback...

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1937 An Encyclopaedia of London William Kent Illustrated Dustwrapper First Ed
1937 An Encyclopaedia of London William Kent Illustrated Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £35.00

The first edition of William Kent's 1930s guide to the city of London, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. In the original publisher's price-clipped dustwrapper. An extensive...

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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 Records of a Yorkshire Manor Sir Thomas Lawson-Tancred Dustwrapper
1937 Records of a Yorkshire Manor Sir Thomas Lawson-Tancred Dustwrapper

Price: £75.00

An uncommon work of British topography by Sir Thomas Lawson-Tancred. A uncommon first edition. A collection of the historical records of the social and political history of a Yorkshire Manor...

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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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1938 Annals of Dover Topography John Bavington Jones Scarce
1938 Annals of Dover Topography John Bavington Jones Scarce

Price: £40.00

A scarce work of local interest exploring the coastal town of Dover in the South East of England. Second edition. A charming work of local interest by John Bavington Jones discussing the...

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1938 Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Oban Illustrated Folding Maps
1938 Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Oban Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £35.00

A profusely illustrated guide to Oban and the Western Highlands of Scotland, illustrated with six folding maps. This work is a charming guide to the mid twentieth century western highlands of...

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1939 Country Relics H. J. Massingham Thomas Hennell Illustrated 1st
1939 Country Relics H. J. Massingham Thomas Hennell Illustrated 1st

Price: £20.00

The first edition of H. J. Massingham's look at the instruments and tool used in agriculture, illustrated throughout by Thomas Hennell. The first edition of this work. This work is an interesting...

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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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1939 Wakefield Manor Book 1709 John Charlesworth Very Scarce
1939 Wakefield Manor Book 1709 John Charlesworth Very Scarce

Price: £55.00

A very scarce copy of the records of rents from the Wakefield Manor in 1709, edited by John Charlesworth. A very scarce work. This work was originally compiled by William Elmsall in 1709, who...

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1940 History of The Atlingworth Lodge No. 1821 C. D. Curtis Illustrated
1940 History of The Atlingworth Lodge No. 1821 C. D. Curtis Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A very scarce work of localised history exploring the Atlingworth Lodge in Brighton England, and the history of Freemasonry In the publisher's original cloth binding. This particular work,...

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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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1947 Knighton and District William Hatfield Photographs Scarce Topography
1947 Knighton and District William Hatfield Photographs Scarce Topography

Price: £53.00

The first and only edition of this scarce topographical work regarding the town of Knighton, presented in the original pictorial dustwrapper. Scarce. The first edition of the work. Complete...

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1947 Old Cheshire Churches Raymond Richards First Edition Bishop Douglas Crick
1947 Old Cheshire Churches Raymond Richards First Edition Bishop Douglas Crick

Price: £70.00

A fascinating work of local history that explores the history of Churches in Cheshire, written by Raymond Richards. Written by Raymond Richards. With a foreword by J. H. E. Bennett and a...

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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 County Town Backs and Fronts in Kennelsford Lynton Lamb Illus Dustwrapper
1950 County Town Backs and Fronts in Kennelsford Lynton Lamb Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this work British topography by the noted artist and author Lynton Lamb. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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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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1950 York Arthur Mee Illustrated Very Scarce Topography Morocco Binding First Ed
1950 York Arthur Mee Illustrated Very Scarce Topography Morocco Binding First Ed

Price: £115.00

A delightfully bound first edition copy of Arthur Mee work of local topography. Illulstrated throughout this work explore city in the North of England 'York'. First edition. Delightfully...

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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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1954 Lakeland Portraits W. Heaton Cooper First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1954 Lakeland Portraits W. Heaton Cooper First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A profusely illustrated work featuring a series of landscape paintings of the picturesque Lake District by W. Heaton Cooper. A first edition copy of this work. In the original publisher's...

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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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1958 Public Schools of Charterhouse Arrowsmith Author's Copy Illus Colour Plates
1958 Public Schools of Charterhouse Arrowsmith Author's Copy Illus Colour Plates

Price: £120.00

A signed copy of this interesting work on the public schools in England, signed by R. L. Arrowsmith, illustrated with colour plates. By R. Birley; R. L. Arrowsmith; W. J. W. Blunt; H. D. P....

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1959 2vol Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge Illus Folding Plates
1959 2vol Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge Illus Folding Plates

Price: £90.00

A profusely illustrated work on the history of the monuments in Cambridge, illustrated with numerous plates and folding plates. In two volumes. These volumes offer a comprehensive look at the...

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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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1960 2vols History of the Borough of High Wycombe Mayes Ashford Illustrated 1st
1960 2vols History of the Borough of High Wycombe Mayes Ashford Illustrated 1st

Price: £45.00

- The first edition of this work. In two volumes. Both volumes held in the original publisher's unclipped dustwrapper. A very in-depth and insightful look at the extensive history of High...

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1960 Survey of London Parish of Hackney Part 1 Brooke House A Monograph Scarce
1960 Survey of London Parish of Hackney Part 1 Brooke House A Monograph Scarce

Price: £30.00

A part of the Survey of London series edited by F. H. W. Sheppard, this work explores this history of Brooke House in Hackney. This copy is in excellent

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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 2vol F H W Sheppard Survey of London Illus St James Westminster Piccadilly
1963 2vol F H W Sheppard Survey of London Illus St James Westminster Piccadilly

Price: £175.00

Two volumes of the famed research project, 'The Survey of London'. With illustrations and plans depicting the Parish of St James and Westminster, specifically the North of Piccadilly. With...

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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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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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1966 2vol Survey of London FHW Sheppard Illus Topography Parish of St Anne Soho
1966 2vol Survey of London FHW Sheppard Illus Topography Parish of St Anne Soho

Price: £90.00

Two volumes of the famed topographical work, 'The Survey of London'. With illustrations and plans depicting the Parish of St Anne, Soho. Being both parts of the survey regarding Soho. With...

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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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1970 Mark Cross Past and Present Henry S Eeeles Privately Printed Rotherfield
1970 Mark Cross Past and Present Henry S Eeeles Privately Printed Rotherfield

Price: £45.00

A very scarce copy of this delightful work on Rotherfield East Sussex by Henry S. Eeles. Privately printed by the Courier Printing and Publishing Company. Bound in the publisher's original...

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1970 Visitation of Derbyshire; Visitation of Oxfordshire; Visitation of Staffordshire
1970 Visitation of Derbyshire; Visitation of Oxfordshire; Visitation of Staffordshire

Price: £190.00

A very scarce facsimile copy of this heraldic works, featuring a series of four volumes each compiled by Mss. Phillips. Very scarce. Four volumes bound in one. Smartly bound in a quarter...

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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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1973 The Antiquities of Warwickshire
1973 The Antiquities of Warwickshire

Price: £65.00

A nicely bound facsimile copy of William Dugdale's look at the antiquities of Warwickshire, illustrated throughout, including with folding maps and plates. One volume only, being Volume I of...

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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 Natural History and Antiquities of Surrey John Aubrey Facsimile Vol 5 Illus
1975 Natural History and Antiquities of Surrey John Aubrey Facsimile Vol 5 Illus

Price: £22.00

A facsimile of John Aubrey's work on the history of County Surrey, originally published in 1719. In the original price-clipped dustwrapper. Incomplete, being volume five of five volumes. This...

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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 Vol I Only Old Series Ordnance Survey England and Wales Kent Essex Suffolk
1975 Vol I Only Old Series Ordnance Survey England and Wales Kent Essex Suffolk

Price: £48.00

A notable work of British cartography, with the ordnance survey one of the most important mapping agency in the United Kingdom. This work offers reproductions of early examples of these maps. ...

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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 Coloured Views on the Liverpool Manchester Railway Colour Folding Plates
1976 Coloured Views on the Liverpool Manchester Railway Colour Folding Plates

Price: £30.00

A facsimile reprint of Thomas Bury's collection of plates showing the journey on railway from Manchester and Liverpool, with colour plates and colour folding plates. A facsimile reprint of this...

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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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1977 History of York Minster G. E. Aylmer Reginald Cant Illustrated Dustwrapper
1977 History of York Minster G. E. Aylmer Reginald Cant Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £56.00

A fascinating look into the history of this notable building located in the heart of the city of York. This volume is held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. In the publisher's original...

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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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1986 Survey of London Kensington Square to Earls Court Dustwrapper Illus Scarce
1986 Survey of London Kensington Square to Earls Court Dustwrapper Illus Scarce

Price: £59.00

An extensive volume being an exploration of South Kensington, an area of London. Illustrated with numerous illustrations, including one folding plate central to the volume. Held in the original...

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1987 3vol County Edition Domesday Book Surrey Limited Edition Slipcase Lecturn
1987 3vol County Edition Domesday Book Surrey Limited Edition Slipcase Lecturn

Price: £200.00

A beautiful example of The County Edition of the Great Domesday Book, being a limited edition of this work and held in the original clamshell box. This set is number 56 of 1,000 copies printed....

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1987 3vol Domesday Book Surrey County Edition Limited Edition Slipcase
1987 3vol Domesday Book Surrey County Edition Limited Edition Slipcase

Price: £130.00

A beautiful example of The County Edition of the Great Domesday Book, held in the original clamshell box. 'England at the Time of Domesday' map is inserted in the pocket to the facsimile volume,...

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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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1989 Round and About Aireborough Vol II Martin Rigg Fine Binding Illus
1989 Round and About Aireborough Vol II Martin Rigg Fine Binding Illus

Price: £23.00

A beautifully bound, historical look at the Yorkshire district of Aireborough. Illustrated, with several photographs and plans. The first edition of this work. In the original quarter morocco...

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1989 Throsby Revisited Illustrated Limited Ed Signed Very Scarce
1989 Throsby Revisited Illustrated Limited Ed Signed Very Scarce

Price: £85.00

A very scarce limited edition work regarding the history of Leicestershire, signed by the author to the colophon. Very scarce. Limited edition of one hundred and twenty copies, of which this...

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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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1992 A Postcard From Bournville
1992 A Postcard From Bournville

Price: £40.00

An excellent example of this work of British chocolate history written by Joe Brannan and Frances Brannan. This particular volume has been signed by Joe Brannan. First edition. Bound in the...

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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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c1800 Royal Album of Bristol and Clifton Folding Plate Illustrated Scarce
c1800 Royal Album of Bristol and Clifton Folding Plate Illustrated Scarce

Price: £55.00

A very good copy of this rather scarce and interesting work showcasing the monument and places of note in the city of Bristol. Undated. Designed as a souvenir for the 19th century tourist,...

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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 Royal Album of Scarborough Views Illus Folding Accordian Plate Very Scarce
c1870 Royal Album of Scarborough Views Illus Folding Accordian Plate Very Scarce

Price: £125.00

A very scarce copy of this beautiful collection of plates showing many views in Scarborough. A very scarce work. A folding accordian plate showing views of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Scarborough...

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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 Hertfordshire Large Folding Map Edward Stanford Topographical Slipcase
c1878 Hertfordshire Large Folding Map Edward Stanford Topographical Slipcase

Price: £150.00

A very scarce large folding map being a illustration of the English county of Hertfordshire. A lovely example of this work of cartography. A large map held in the original cloth covered slipcase....

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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 Albums of Views Cambridge Folding Plate Illustrated Souvenir
c1890 Albums of Views Cambridge Folding Plate Illustrated Souvenir

Price: £95.00

A wonderful example of this Victorian souvenir from the university city of Cambridge, featuring a series of illustrations from places across the city. A souvenir work being a series of illustrations...

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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 Birmingham Views Colour Plates Very Scarce
c1890 The Album of Birmingham Views Colour Plates Very Scarce

Price: £125.00

A very scarce collection of colour plates showing High victorian Birmingham in its prime. A very scarce work. A collection of colour plates showing various prominent places in Birmingham....

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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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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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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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