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The County Books. Highlands of Scotland., GORDON, SETON:
21 GORDON, SETON: The County Books. Highlands of Scotland.
Robert Hale. London. 1963 repr. 
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. 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 The Highlands of Scotland. The author grew up in the Higlands and knows them intimately. He describes history, traditional lore, industry, agriculture, wild life, archaeology. Includes Cairngorms, golden eagle. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Highlands of Scotland., GORDON, Seton;
22 GORDON, Seton; The County Books. The Highlands of Scotland.
Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Minor darkening to rear, some minor rubbing to edges. Price clipped). Inside clean and tight. 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 Highlands of Scotland. Kintyre, Clyde, Loch Lomond, Trossachs, Aberdeenshire and Sutherland. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. Lancashire., GREENWOOD, Walter;
23 GREENWOOD, Walter; The County Books. Lancashire.
Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Loose in protective sleeve. Some minor marks to rear and some rubbing to edges. A couple of minor tears and tear to corner nr top of spine. Not price clipped). Inisde clean and tight. 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 Lancashire. Mother of the industrial revolution, the keystone of Britain’s economy. The Land of the Red Rose. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Ancient Tracks. Walking Through Historic Britain. Photographs by Simon McBride., HANNIGAN, DAN:
24 HANNIGAN, DAN: Ancient Tracks. Walking Through Historic Britain. Photographs by Simon McBride.
Tiger Books International. 1998 1st thus 
Size 6.75 x 11.25 inches. In illustrated hard cardd covers with matching dustwrapper. 208pp. With colour and b/w photographs and maps. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author has selected seventeen routes with ancient histories. Included are; Ridgeway, Ackling Dyke, Peddars Way, Saints’ Way, Monks’ Trod, Peebles Drove Road and Offa’s Dyke. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The County Books. Gloucestershire., HARE, KENNETH:
25 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;
26 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;
27 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:
28 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. Northumberland., HONEYMAN, Herbert L.;
29 HONEYMAN, Herbert L.; The County Books. Northumberland.
Robert Hale. London. 1953 1st edition. 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine and rear darkened, some rubbing and minor tears to corners. bottom of spine, rear top corner. Not price clipped). Endpapers slightly darkened. 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 Northumberland. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Channel Islands., HOOKE, WILFRED D.:
30 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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Historical Notices of the Old Leeds Pottery. With a Description of its Wares: Together with a brief account of Contemporary Potteries in the immediate vicinity, hitherto unnoticed. Illustrated with Photographic Reproductions and a Portrait. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION., KIDSON, Joseph R.; KIDSON, Frank;
31 KIDSON, Joseph R.; KIDSON, Frank; Historical Notices of the Old Leeds Pottery. With a Description of its Wares: Together with a brief account of Contemporary Potteries in the immediate vicinity, hitherto unnoticed. Illustrated with Photographic Reproductions and a Portrait. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION.
Leeds, J. R. Kidson, 1892 1st LTD Numbered edition (120/250). 
Large hardback, approx 11.5 x 9 inches. In maroon pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and boards. Dark brown endpapers, page edges rough cut. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and edges a little rubbed, some minor fading to cloth. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Numbered 120/250. 161pp + 2pp publishers advert loose at rear. Illustrated with 21 b&w photogravure plates, including an engraved frontis portrait. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Glasgow and the North., LINDSAY, MAURICE:
32 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;
33 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:
34 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:
35 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:
36 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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Historic Personages in Sheffield. From Waltheof to Wolsey., ODOM, Canon / Rev. W.;
37 ODOM, Canon / Rev. W.; Historic Personages in Sheffield. From Waltheof to Wolsey.
William Townsend, Sheffield. 1927 1st 
7.5 x 5 ins. In textured maroon cloth with black lettering to front and spine with black border. In very good condition. Spine faded w/lightpatch nr bottom, minor rubbing to corners and edges. Inside neat inscription to endpaper with faint deleted inscription opposite. Someminor foxing to pages and edges else a very tight copy. 96pp. 11 B&W illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The County Books. Leicestershire., PAGET, GUY; IRVINE, LIONEL;
38 PAGET, GUY; IRVINE, LIONEL; The County Books. Leicestershire.
Robert Hale. London. 1950 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 rubbing to edges, a couple of minor tears to ends of spine. 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 Leicestershire. The heart of England is described by two authors who give the story of the county from Saxon times to the mid 20th century. They chart the ups and downs of the county and the great families. Chapters on Houses, Rebellion, rebirth, Charnwood Forest, Coalville, Forest gangs, Agriculture, Education, Hunting, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, artists, Authors and more. 
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.:
39 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. 361pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and colour plates. 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. 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:
40 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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