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The County Books. Gloucestershire., HARE, KENNETH:
21 HARE, KENNETH: The County Books. Gloucestershire.
Robert Hale. London. ca 1950 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened with small chips to top. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Gloucestershire. The author takes a ‘something for everyone’ approach. For the historian he covers the Battles of Tewkesbury and Stow-on-the-Wold; there are loving descriptions of fine old towns and perfect villages; for the man of letters there are chapters on great men of Gloucestershire; and for the student of folklore there are fascinating legends and traditions. Includes, Romans, civil war, Gloucestershire Regiment, Forest of Dean, Avonmouth Docks, Severn Bore, Berkeley castle, Painswick, Tetbry, Lower Slaughter. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Gloucestershire., HARE, Kenneth;
22 HARE, Kenneth; The County Books. Gloucestershire.
Robert Hale. London. no date. ca1950 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbing to edges and minor tears along edges, ends of spine nicked. Rear slightly darkened. Price clipped). Inside generally very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Gloucestershire. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Yorkshire North Riding., HARLAND, Oswald;
23 HARLAND, Oswald; The County Books. Yorkshire North Riding.
Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly darkened. Price clipped. Minor tears and chips to corners.) Corners slgihtly bumped. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The West Riding of Yorkshire. Using the analogy of the cloth, The chapters are, Design for Weaving, The Warp, The Woof-Historical, The Woof-Contemporary, Texture, with an appendix on West Riding Dialect. Includes Wakefield and County Administration, Tops and Noils District, Leeds and Templenewsam, South Yorkshire, Pastoral and Agricultural West Riding. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Follies. A National Trust Guide., HEADLEY, GWYN / MEULENKAMP, WIM:
24 HEADLEY, GWYN / MEULENKAMP, WIM: Follies. A National Trust Guide.
Jonathan Cape. 1986 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 564pp. With 194 b/w and colour photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. Fascinating guide to the bizarre, decorative and often useless buildings which decorate the landscape of Britain. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Channel Islands., HOOKE, WILFRED D.:
25 HOOKE, WILFRED D.: The County Books. The Channel Islands.
Robert Hale. London. 1961 repr. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The Channel Islands. Includes Sark, Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Burhou, Gorey, St.Helier. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Glasgow and the North., LINDSAY, MAURICE:
26 LINDSAY, MAURICE: The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Glasgow and the North.
Robert Hale. London. 1953 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to cover. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The Lowlands of Scotland. Chapters cover Glasgow, Firth of Clyde, Dunbartonshire, Stirlingshire, Clackmannan and Kinross, The Kingdom of Fife, Ayont the Tay. Includes, Kyles of Bute, Loch Lomond, Tarbet, Dunblane, Castle Doune, Aberfoyle, Stirling Castle, Perth, St Andrews, Dundee, Brechin, Arbroath, Montrose. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Edinburgh and The South., LINDSAY, Maurice;
27 LINDSAY, Maurice; The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Edinburgh and The South.
Robert Hale. London. 1956 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Some minor marks to rear and minor rubbing to edges. Not price clipped). Owners bookplate to front endpaper, with some darkening. Light foxing to page edges Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The Lowlands of Scotland, Edinburgh and The South. The Lothians, the Border Counties. History, religion and politics, literature, art and folk-lore. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Orkney., MARWICK, HUGH:
28 MARWICK, HUGH: The County Books. Orkney.
Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Edges rubbed, corners torn, some minor loss to ends of spine. Price clipped). Corners slightly bumped, ends of spine faded on cloth. Inside neat inscription to front endpaper. Else generally a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Orkney. Chapters on Earliest Settlers, Brochs, Norse, Sagas, Earls Sigurd, Thorfinn, Hakon, Magnus, Rognvald, Harald, Battle of Summerdale, Church, Dialct, place names, traditions. Includes, StMagnus’ Cathedral, Maeshowe, Skara Brae, Stenness, Ring of Brogar, Midhowe Broch, Kirkwall, Birsay, Scapa Flow, and much more. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Sussex., MEYNELL, ESTHER:
29 MEYNELL, ESTHER: The County Books. Sussex.
Robert Hale. London. 1950 5th. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Sussex. An intimate and personal account of a highly individual county. Chapters include, Early man, Romans and Saxons, Selig Sussex, County town, Sussex Villages, Three Coast Towns (Brighton, Rye, Winchelsea), Sussex Worthies, Life on the Land, Downs. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Bedfordshire., MEYNELL, LAURENCE:
30 MEYNELL, LAURENCE: The County Books. Bedfordshire.
Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover.Small tears to corners and edges. Some minor loss to top of spine and rear. Not price clipped, price deleted). Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Bedfordshire. A comprehensive study of the history and geology of the county with sections on agriculture, customs and descriptions of almost every village and hamlet. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations. Illustrated by A.J.Lewery and C.V.Waine with Maps by R.J.Dean. Signed copy., PAGET-TOMLINSON, EDWARD W.:
31 PAGET-TOMLINSON, EDWARD W.: The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations. Illustrated by A.J.Lewery and C.V.Waine with Maps by R.J.Dean. Signed copy.
Waine Research Publications. 1980 reprint. 
Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Slight handling marks. Not price clipped). Author’s neat inscription to first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. 361pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and colour plates. The author describes all the navigable rivers and the canals of Britain, including those no longer in use. Includes chapters on the boats, cargoes, and people, with glossaries. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The County Books. Surrey., PARKER, ERIC:
32 PARKER, ERIC: The County Books. Surrey.
Robert Hale. London. 1947 2nd imp. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly rubbed at top end. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Surrey. Chapters include, Brooklands, Surrey Soils, Lakes and Ponds, Ancient Camps, Industries, Roads, Pilgrim’s Way, Changes, Fields, Woods, Women’s Institutes, Deer, Birds, Insects, Folk Lore, Museums, School cricket. Includes Guildford, Ockham, Dorking, Farnham, Leatherhead, Byfleet, Box Hill, Croydon, Esher. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Surrey., PARKER, Eric;
33 PARKER, Eric; The County Books. Surrey.
Robert Hale. London. 1947 2nd 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped. Some tears to top edge, and corners. Tear to rear bottom edge.) Some light foxing to endpapers else inside pages clean and tight. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. Surrey-out-of-doors: the natural history, chalk, soil, sand, clay; products and industries; woodland, commons, plants and animals; deer, birds, etc. Archaeology and folk-lore. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Surrey., PARKER, Eric;
34 PARKER, Eric; The County Books. Surrey.
Robert Hale. London. 1947 2nd 
Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 ins. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped. minor rubbing to rear. In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean, endpaper partially darkened otherwise a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. Surrey-out-of-doors: the natural history, chalk, soil, sand, clay; products and industries; woodland, commons, plants and animals; deer, birds, etc. Archaeology and folk-lore. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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More Memoires of Bittern Just to Remind You..., PILSON, Irene;
35 PILSON, Irene; More Memoires of Bittern Just to Remind You...
Pilson, Southampton. 1988 1st 
9x6.5 inches. In blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. In glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with vvery good dustwrapper. (minor rubbing to corners.) Inaside clean and tight with no marks or inscriptions. Excellent copy. 432pp. B&W photos. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Two Successive Tours of Wales. Two successive tours throughout the whole of Wales with several of the adjacent English counties; so as to form a Comprehensive View of the picturesque beauty, the peculiar manners, and the fine remains of Antiquity, in that interesting part of the British Island., SKRINE, HENRY:
36 SKRINE, HENRY: Two Successive Tours of Wales. Two successive tours throughout the whole of Wales with several of the adjacent English counties; so as to form a Comprehensive View of the picturesque beauty, the peculiar manners, and the fine remains of Antiquity, in that interesting part of the British Island.
London. 1798 
8vo. In brown half calf leather binding with gilt to black morocco title label on spine. Marbled boards. Speckled edges. 280pp. In very good condition. Boards rubbed at faces and edges.Neat handwritten inscription to half title page. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. An account of two journeys through Wales in the late 18th century. The author had previously described journeys through the North of England and Scotland. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The County Books. Isle of Man., STENNING, Canon E.H.;
37 STENNING, Canon E.H.; The County Books. Isle of Man.
Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition 
In green cloth covers with gilt to front and spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Slightly darkened. Some minor tears, ends of spine chipped. Not price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The Isle of Man. The author looks at the geology, geography, flora, fauna, history, people, customs. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Hertfordshire., THOMAS, Sir William Beach;
38 THOMAS, Sir William Beach; The County Books. Hertfordshire.
Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Some rubbing to edges and minor tears along top edge, top of spine nicked. Not price clipped). Inside clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Hertfordshire. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Dumfries Kirkcudbright and Wigtown Trades’ Directory 1940-41 With a County Supplement containing County Councillors, County Residents and Farmers, Accompanied with a Gazeteer of Scotland. Forty-Second Edition., Town and County Directories Ltd.
39 Town and County Directories Ltd. Dumfries Kirkcudbright and Wigtown Trades’ Directory 1940-41 With a County Supplement containing County Councillors, County Residents and Farmers, Accompanied with a Gazeteer of Scotland. Forty-Second Edition.
Town and County Directories Ltd. William Macdonald & Co. 1941 
Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. In dark green textured paper coveered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Edges slightly rubbed and corners slightly bumped. A couple of minor marks to front of cover. Inside pages clean and tight. 116pp. A very scarce item. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The History of the Nottingham Chamber of Commerce. 1860-1960., WALTON, Ronald G.;
40 WALTON, Ronald G.; The History of the Nottingham Chamber of Commerce. 1860-1960.
Walton, Wilson’s, Nottingham 1962 1st 
Approx 10 x 7 ins. In green cloth with gilt to front and spine. Green top edging. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with minor bump to rear board. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. No inscriptions. 205pp. With b&w plates of portraits. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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