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Ilam Hall
1 Ilam Hall
ca 1860. 
Size 10.5 x 8.25 inches. In black wooden frame with gilt edging and glass. Wide ivory card mount. Print area, 7.5 x 5.0 inches. Engraved print from ca1860 with later hand colouring. In very good condition. Print slightly affected by foxing and small marks. View of Ilam Hall, near Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The print shows the Hall with hills in the background and trees, bushes and a low wall in foreground. There is a small graveyard in middle ground. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Stourhead. Wiltshire.
2 Stourhead. Wiltshire.
The National Trust. 1988 
Tall 8vo. In pictorial yellow limp card covers with black lettering to front. 63pp. With b/w photographs and plan. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. Else a clean and tight copy. National Trust guide to Stourhead house. List of pictures loose in front. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections., ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.):
3 ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.): Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections.
Longman, Green... 1870 
Green cloth gt. A few pages show pencil annotations, and a few lines in pencil (possibly by the author?) Re-backed with original spine preserved. New endpapers. Foxing throughout. Good copy. Engraved frontis.portrait of the author. 280 pp./ adverts. 2 pp. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. PRESENTATION COPY: “ Mr. J.F. Hanford (?) with the author’s kind regards”. - A sympathy and passion for nature is expressed in these “ Ramblings...”, but theses papers also posses considerable historical and antiquarian interest. It introduces us to Tom Coryat, a native of Odcombe, who was court jester to Prince Henry, son of James I, and afterwards became a mighty traveller, and hung up as a trophy in the church a pair of boots in which he had walked 1,977 miles. Other papers describe interesting visits to Jordans, the seat of the Speke family, and to Whitelackington, and Monmourth’s Tree. Also we hear of John Coad, the God-fearing carpenter, of local racing, sea-fishing, trips to Jersey, etc.; All is described with “genial humour” (press opinions). 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections., ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.):
4 ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.): Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections.
Longman, Green... 1870 
7.5 x 5 inches. Hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, with small gilt decorations to ends. Blind embossed edging to boards. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped, Rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Some minor rubbing to rear board. Owners bookplate to front endpaper, and stamp to rear of frontis. Some mild foxing throughout. Else a tight and clean copy. Engraved frontis portrait of the author. 280 pp./ adverts. 2 pp. - A sympathy and passion for nature is expressed in these “ Ramblings...”, but theses papers also posses considerable historical and antiquarian interest. It introduces us to Tom Coryat, a native of Odcombe, who was court jester to Prince Henry, son of James I, and afterwards became a mighty traveller, and hung up as a trophy in the church a pair of boots in which he had walked 1,977 miles. Other papers describe interesting visits to Jordans, the seat of the Speke family, and to Whitelackington, and Monmourth’s Tree. Also we hear of John Coad, the God-fearing carpenter, of local racing, sea-fishing, trips to Jersey, etc.; All is described with “genial humour” (press opinions). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The London Perambulator. With pictures by Muirhead Bone., (BONE, MUIRHEAD) BONE, JAMES:
5 (BONE, MUIRHEAD) BONE, JAMES: The London Perambulator. With pictures by Muirhead Bone.
Jonathan Cape. 1926 4th.imp 
Size 7.75 x 10.25 inches. In marooon cloth covers with paper title labels to spine front. 184pp. With 16 b/w plates from drawings by Muirhead Bone. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded with small splits to edges. Title label to spine slightly darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The pages of this book contain some of the experiences and fancies gathered in twenty years of London life, which describe London in the first quarter of the twentieth century. This is a wonderful picture of London, and Londoners, as seen through the eyes of its author, with a history of the areas mentioned in the book. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Kent, (GARDNER, W. BISCOMBE) / SHORE, W. TEIGNMOUTH:
6 (GARDNER, W. BISCOMBE) / SHORE, W. TEIGNMOUTH: Kent
Adam & Charles Black. 1907 1st. edition. 
9 x 6 inches. Green pictorial cloth, with attractive coloured design to front and spine, with gilt lettering to spine and front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Corners rubbed. Spine faded and rubbed at ends. Some minor marks to rear of cloth. Endpapers slightly darkened. Presentation copy stamp to title page. Plates are bright and clean. Some minor foxing to inside pages else a clean and tight copy. 240p+ 4pp. cat. 73 colour plates by Biscombe Gardner. With fold out map at back. Beautifully illustrated guide to, and history of, Kent. Presentation copy. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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West Kent and the Weald. (The Buildings of England)., (PEVSNER, N.ed.) NEWMAN, JOHN:
7 (PEVSNER, N.ed.) NEWMAN, JOHN: West Kent and the Weald. (The Buildings of England).
Penguin Books 1997 repr 
Size 4.5 x 7.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 646pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations, maps and plans. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Sunrise-Land. Rambles in Eastern England. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Third Edition., (RACKHAM, ARTHUR); BERLYN, MRS. Annie;
8 (RACKHAM, ARTHUR); BERLYN, MRS. Annie; Sunrise-Land. Rambles in Eastern England. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Third Edition.
London, Jarrold & Sons, 1894 3rd edition 
Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In grey cloth with red and black lettering to spine and front and colour pictorial design to front. Blind embossed stamp to rear. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine a little darkened. Endpapers a little darkened, else inside pages very clean and tight. A lovely little copy. 350pp. Adverts 8pp. With 71 B&W illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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Our Native Land. Its Scenery and Associations. A Series of 36 Water-Colour Sketches. With Descriptive Notes., (ROWBOTHAM, READ, NEEDHAM, and other eminent artists):
9 (ROWBOTHAM, READ, NEEDHAM, and other eminent artists): Our Native Land. Its Scenery and Associations. A Series of 36 Water-Colour Sketches. With Descriptive Notes.
Marcus Ward & Co. 1879. 
Lg.4to. In blue bevelled cloth covers, illustrated & lettered in black & gold. All edges gilt. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Edges slightly rubbed. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small marks to back. Main title and last pages have foxing spots. All plates present and are clean and bright. Occasional small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 120pp. 36 col.& mounted plates (within 2 line border). Head- & tail pieces. 1st.letter decor; Contents incl: The English Lakes/ Scotland/ Killarney Lakes/ North of Ireland/ Derbyshire/ North Wales. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Lynton and Lynmouth. A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland., (WIDGERY, F.J.) PRESLAND, J.:
10 (WIDGERY, F.J.) PRESLAND, J.: Lynton and Lynmouth. A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland.
Chatto & Windus 1917 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches.In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 200pp. With 16 colour plates. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at top end. Corners slightly bumped. Front free endpaper missing. Slight browning to endpapers. occasional small marks and foxing spots. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. Beautifully illustrated guide to Lynton, Lynmouth and the surrounding district from the early 20th century. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Thames. Sacred River., ACKROYD, PETER:
11 ACKROYD, PETER: Thames. Sacred River.
Chatto and Windus. 2007 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In illustrated hard card covers. With illustrated half dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 490pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good half dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author describes the River Thames from source to sea and gives its history and importance to England. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Happy England. With a Memoir and Descriptions. Reissued LARGER SIZE., ALLINGHAM, HELEN / HUISH, M. B.:
12 ALLINGHAM, HELEN / HUISH, M. B.: Happy England. With a Memoir and Descriptions. Reissued LARGER SIZE.
A.& C. BLACK 1909. 
Tall 8vo (17 cm x 23 cm). ( Maroon / red pict.cloth gt; Inscription on front endpaper. Prelims and back endpaper, plus last text page are browned, else very clean. Very good. Nice copy. Photo. frontis.of the artist & 80 coloured plates. 204 pp; T.e.g. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Cumberland, It's Lake and Mountain Scenery. Illustrated From drawings on the Spot by Thomas Allom. With descriptions by R. Rose., ALLOM, THOMAS; ROSE, T:
13 ALLOM, THOMAS; ROSE, T: Cumberland, It's Lake and Mountain Scenery. Illustrated From drawings on the Spot by Thomas Allom. With descriptions by R. Rose.
London Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son & Co. n.d. ca1849 
Hardback. 4to (11 x 9 inches.) In full red cloth with extensive gilt lettering and decoration to spine and boards. All page edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Top ends of spines chipped. Corners bumped. Edges rubbed. Some bumps to edges. Nick to bottom edge. Bookplate to front endpaper. Mild foxing to frontis and title page. Some mild foxing to plates throughout else a very clean and tight copy. 61 fine steel-engr. views. 72pp. 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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Tunbridge Wells, and its Neighbourhood. Illustrated by a Series of etchings by Letitia Byrne., AMSINCK, PAUL:
14 AMSINCK, PAUL: Tunbridge Wells, and its Neighbourhood. Illustrated by a Series of etchings by Letitia Byrne.
London, William Miller & Edmund Lloyd, 1810 (1st.) 
Hardback, Large. 4to. approx 13.5 x 10 inches. Plain brown paper covered boards with black spine label lettered in gilt. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners rubbed with small nicks to ends of spine. Spine darkened. Some minor foxing and darkening to endpapers. Some minor tanning and the odd minor spot to pages, some darkening to plates with some minor offsetting to opposite pages. Frontis plates a little darkened. Neat inscription to top of title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 183pp. 43 very nice etched views, and numerous smaller wood-engraved illustrations. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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Croydon Inclosure 1793 - 1803. Of the Commissioners appointed to Inclose the Commons of Croydon; Acts of Parliament relating thereto; and an Appendix containing Lists of Occupiers of the Parish in A.D. 1793 and 1803. with an Introduction and Notes., ANDERSON, D. Corbet;
15 ANDERSON, D. Corbet; Croydon Inclosure 1793 - 1803. Of the Commissioners appointed to Inclose the Commons of Croydon; Acts of Parliament relating thereto; and an Appendix containing Lists of Occupiers of the Parish in A.D. 1793 and 1803. with an Introduction and Notes.
Croydon, Printed for Subscribers. 1889, 1st edition 
Hardback, 11.5 x 8 inches. Quarter-bound in black morocco leather to spine and corners and marbled paper boards. Raised banding, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Boards little worn; corners and edges rubbed and bumped. Label mark to corner of front endpaper. Many pages remain uncut. Lacking plan at rear of vol. Else pages very clean and tight throughout. 240pp. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Shepherdís Illustrated Almanack and Diary. Illustrated Nottingham Town and County. 1884., ANON:
16 ANON: Shepherdís Illustrated Almanack and Diary. Illustrated Nottingham Town and County. 1884.
Norris and Cockayne. Nottingham. 1884 
8vo. In limp card covers in decorated front and advert to back. 86pp. With coloured plate illustrations plus b/w illustrations and illustrated advertisements. 32pp Chatto & Windus cat. In good condition. Covers marked and spine rubbed with small pieces missing. Front cover and front endpaper loose but present. Small marks inside. Else a clean and tight copy. Interesting annual publication from Nottingham, giving information on Fairs, postal arrangements, gardening calendar, Royal Family, Eclipses, Carnarvon Castle, Pheonix Park, Dover, Llangollen, Tenancy, Married Womenís Prperty Act 1882, Jottings about Midlands. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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St.Paulís Cathedral. Views and Notes., ANON:
17 ANON: St.Paulís Cathedral. Views and Notes.
London. The Dean and Chapter of St.Paulís. 1921 
8vo. In grey limp card covers with black lettering and design to front. 40pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition. Covers part faded. Small marks to top of first pages and in centre pages by staples. Pencil inscription to title page, "Margesson Bought at Cathedral. 29-12-21." Else a clean and tight copy. Official guide book for St.Paulís Cathedral. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Historie of The Olde Palace Mayfield Sussex from the 9th to the 19th centurye., ANON:
18 ANON: The Historie of The Olde Palace Mayfield Sussex from the 9th to the 19th centurye.
H.Thomas. The Mayfield Press. n.d. ca 1913. 
8vo. In brown limp card covers with gilt to front. Brown endpapers. In near fine condition. Front part faded. Small mark to back.Edges slightly creased. Else a very clean and tight copy. 53pp. With b/w photographs. History of The Archbishop’s Palace at Mayfield and some of the history of the surrounding district. Includes the relics and legend of St Dunstan. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Chantrey Land, Being an Account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton., ARMITAGE, Harold;
19 ARMITAGE, Harold; Chantrey Land, Being an Account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton.
London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. 1910 1st edition 
Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to front. Gilt edging to top. In very good condition, minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers darkened, neat inscription to front “Best Wishes from Harry, Molly & Ruthie, Dec 1917.” Some mild/moderate foxing, mostly to page edges. Minor tears to edges of pages 9-12. Else a very clean and tight copy. 411pp. 16 b&w plates & many illustrations within text. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Story of Greenwich., ASLET, CLIVE:
20 ASLET, CLIVE: The Story of Greenwich.
Ted Smart. 1999 1st thus. 
4to. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. 288pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight scratches to back. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Published to celebrate the Millennium, this is a beguiling and charismatic portrait of Greenwich and a history of England through the story of this unique English town. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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