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Image for The Historie of The Olde Palace Mayfield Sussex from the 9th to the 19th centurye.

The Historie of The Olde Palace Mayfield Sussex from the 9th to the 19th centurye.

By: ANON:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: H.Thomas. The Mayfield Press. n.d. ca 1913.:

Seller ID: 63967


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. View more info

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Chantrey Land, Being an Account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton.

By: ARMITAGE, Harold;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. 1910 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77579


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. View more info

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The Story of Greenwich.

By: ASLET, CLIVE:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ted Smart. 1999 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 64487


4to. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight scratches to back. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 288pp. 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. View more info

Image for Forty Years in a Moorland Parish. Reminiscences and Researches in Danby in Cleveland. Illustrated edition.

Forty Years in a Moorland Parish. Reminiscences and Researches in Danby in Cleveland. Illustrated edition.

By: ATKINSON, REV. J. C:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1891:

Seller ID: 79021


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Slight darkening to spine. Neat inscription to front endpaper “John Leigh Pastor.” Some light foxing spots to endpapers, some minor handling marks to pages, small tear to edge of folding map, else a very clean and tight copy. 471pp. Illustrated with 16 B&W photo plates, and 2 maps (one folding.) View more info

Image for Wiltshire The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey A.D.1659-70 with illustrations. Corrected and enlarged by John Edward Jackson.

Wiltshire The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey A.D.1659-70 with illustrations. Corrected and enlarged by John Edward Jackson.

By: AUBREY, JOHN:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Socoiety Devizes. 1862.:

Seller ID: 64660


4to. Stunning leather binding. In brown half calf leather binding with beige cloth boards. Gilt to spine and borders. Top edge gilt. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Slight browning to early pages. Two Owners’ bookplates to front endpaper (Jack Morris) & (Lionel Phillips). Else a very clean and tight copy. 491pp. With 44 b/w plates at back, b/w engraved frontis and fold out family trees. John Aubrey’s description of Wiltshire broug... View more info

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Stone Villages of England.

By: BAILEY, BRIAN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale 1982 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 41349


Tall 8vo. Blue cloth gt. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Many photo. plates. 288 pp. Stone-built villages from Cornwall to Northumberland View more info

Image for The Annals of a Tweeddale Parish The History of the United Parish of Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho (Civil and Ecclesiastical)

The Annals of a Tweeddale Parish The History of the United Parish of Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho (Civil and Ecclesiastical)

By: BAIRD, Rev. Andrew;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Smith & Son 1924 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74361


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In navy blue cloth cover with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Cover corners slightly bumped with a couple of small bumps to edges. Nick to leading spine edge has torn small hole in cloth. Inside small newspaper clipping to front endpaper else pages clean and tight. With numerous b&w illustrations. View more info

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A Picture of Hampshire. SIGNED.

By: BAKER, John L.;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, London. 1986 1st ed:

Seller ID: 75451


9.5 x 6.5 ins. Orange cloth with gilt to spine in original glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condtion with very good dustwrapper (DW slightly faded at spine.) Owners inscription to front endpaper, and Authors dedicatory inscription and signature to title page. 270pp. B&W illustrations throughout. View more info

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Exe Estuary.

By: BALKWILL, RAY:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Halsgrove. Tiverton. 2004 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74040


Size 10.25 x 9.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With colour illustrations. The artist paints the River Exe in Devon from the its mouth to the city of Exeter. View more info

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THE PEAK DISTRICT.

By: Banks, F. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hale 1975 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 52236


Original blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition with very good dust wrapper (Slight fading). Mild foxing to top edge. Light marks to front end papers. 226pp. With b/w photographs and maps. This book covers the district from Ashbourne in the south to Longdendale in the north, from Matlock in the east to Macclesfield in the west. It deals with a great many varied subjects: the landscape and natural history of the Peak District; its a... View more info

Image for A Glossary of Cornish Names, Ancient and Modern, Local, Family, Personal &c.: 20,000 Celtic and Other Names, Now Formerly in Use in Cornwall: With derivations and significances, for the most part conjectural, suggestive and tentative of many, and lists of unexplained names about which information is solicited.

A Glossary of Cornish Names, Ancient and Modern, Local, Family, Personal &c.: 20,000 Celtic and Other Names, Now Formerly in Use in Cornwall: With derivations and significances, for the most part conjectural, suggestive and tentative of many, and lists of unexplained names about which information is solicited.

By: BANNISTER, John:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Williams & Norgate, & J. R. Netherton (Truro), 1871 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78512


Hardback. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In light brown/terracotta pebbled cloth covers cloth with blind embossed decorative paneling to boards, and gilt lettering and decorations to spine. In very good condition, some rubbing to extremities, bumps and small nicks to corners, ends of spine chipped, edges of spine nicked with some small holes on rear edge. Some small marks and darkening to boards. Slight darkening to endpapers, repaired crack at front hinge. Inscription to endpapers. ... View more info

Image for Lakeland Passes. Including some charming Walks through the District. With twelve illustrations and a map. Third edition.

Lakeland Passes. Including some charming Walks through the District. With twelve illustrations and a map. Third edition.

By: BARBER, JOHN B. / ATKINSON, GEORGE:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Ulverston. 1928 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 73034


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In orange hard card covers with black line drawing and lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Publisher’s neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1928. Contemporary bus timetable loose in front. Slightly musty. Else a clean and tight copy. 69pp. With b/w photographs and fold out map. Some passes and walks in the Lake District from the late 1920s. Includes Wryn... View more info

Image for The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by views taken on the Spot by W. H. Bartlett. With Descriptions by William Beattie. In Two Volumes (Bound in One.)

The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by views taken on the Spot by W. H. Bartlett. With Descriptions by William Beattie. In Two Volumes (Bound in One.)

By: BARTLETT, W. H.: BEATTIE, W:

Price: £285.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue, 1842:

Seller ID: 79363


Hardback, 4to; 11 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound in red morocco leather and marbled paper boards. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Professional repair to front hinge, leather re-laid over cloth. Corners and edges bumped and rubbed, rubbing to leather on spine and corners, some rubbing and marks to boards. Small crack stating at top of rear hinge. Stamp to front endpaper “Honourable Company of Master Mari... View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of The Parish of Wimbledon, Surrey. With Sketches of the Earlier Inhabitants. With Map and Illustrations.

The History and Antiquities of The Parish of Wimbledon, Surrey. With Sketches of the Earlier Inhabitants. With Map and Illustrations.

By: BARTLETT, William A.;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. & J. & S. Richards. 1865 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76512


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In pebbled maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed decorative star detailing and edging to boards. In very good condition. Spine faded. Nicks to ends of spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to front board. Some minor marks to endpapers, some mild foxing around plate at p.1. Map torn. Some neat pencil notes to rear endpaper else a clean and tight copy. 222pp. 6 b&w plates and folding map at ... View more info

Image for Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. Engraved by J.Skelton from the original by J.Basire. For the year 1806. Pl.106.

Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. Engraved by J.Skelton from the original by J.Basire. For the year 1806. Pl.106.

By: BASIRE, J.:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1806:

Seller ID: 67133


Size 15.0 x 13.0 inches. In gilt wooden frame with glass. Wide green card mount. Print area, 9.3 x 7.0 inches. With later hand colouring. In very good condition. Gilt frame slightly rubbed. Slight mark to lower part of print. Engraved print from 1806 with later hand colouring to figures. View of Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. The print shows the street with figures, some of which appear to be mending the road. View more info

Image for Kent At The Opening of the Twentieth Century & Contemporary Biographies Pike’s New Contemporary Series. No. 10.

Kent At The Opening of the Twentieth Century & Contemporary Biographies Pike’s New Contemporary Series. No. 10.

By: BAVINGTON JONES, T.: PIKE, W.T.:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Brighton, W.T. Pike & Co., 1904:

Seller ID: 78982


Hardback, size approx 12 x 9.5 inches. Full maroon morocco leather binding, beveled edges, gilt lettering & decorations to spine and front, blind embossed on rear side. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and slightly chipped, edges and spine heavily rubbed. Bottom of spine chipped. Hinges with glue repairs. No penned inscriptions. Inside pages very clean bright and tight throughout. 362pp. With many b&w portraits and photo i... View more info

Image for Walking in the New Forest. With16 illustrations from photographs and 25 drawings by the Author.

Walking in the New Forest. With16 illustrations from photographs and 25 drawings by the Author.

By: BEGBIE, JOAN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: A.Maclehose & Co. 1934 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75376


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine.Map on endps; In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Private bookplate on half title page. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 271pp.With 16 b/w photo plates (incl.one of a "Gypsy camp") and 25 drawings by the author. The author describes and illustrates walks in the New Forest. View more info

Wookey Hole. The Cave & its Story. A Description and History of the Three Great Caverns, their Ancient Occupation and the Legend of The Witch of Wookey.

By: BELL, ALAN / HASSALL, JOHN (ills.):

Price: £16.00

Publisher: G. W. Hodgkinson, Somerset. (1928):

Seller ID: 48026


Soft pict. paper covers. In excellent condition. 6 full-page illustrations , brown tint, and num. smaller illustrations by Hassall, and 2 photographs. Map. 46 pp. / 4 pp. View more info

Image for Northumbria A Collection and a Recollection.

Northumbria A Collection and a Recollection.

By: BELL, DAVID / REDHEAD, BRIAN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. Constable. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71343


Size 9.75 x 10.25 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 200pp. With colour plates. Beautifully illustrated book on Northumbria. Each colour plate accompanied by a brief description. View more info

Image for Little Gaddesden. The Story of an English Parish. With a foreword by Arthur Bryant.

Little Gaddesden. The Story of an English Parish. With a foreword by Arthur Bryant.

By: BELL, VICARS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber. 1949 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73977


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w illustrations. The story of an English parish from the earliest times to the mid 20th century. View more info