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Image for Shropshire Haunts of Mary Webb. (By the author of “Both sides of the Severn”).

Shropshire Haunts of Mary Webb. (By the author of “Both sides of the Severn”).

By: BYFORD-JONES W:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury:, Wilding and Son 1948 (2nd.).:

Seller ID: 79023


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 ins. Half bound boards with red cloth spine and Brown patterned cloth with paper title label on front cover. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap (DW some minor darkening, edges rubbed with a couple of minor tears. Some soiling to rear) Else a very clean and tight copy. Map on endpapers (with vign. portrait of M. Webb). Num. b&w illustrations by A Arrowsmith. 102 pp. View more info

Image for Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Islands. The Second Edition. In Two Volumes.

Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Islands. The Second Edition. In Two Volumes.

By: CAMDEN, William:

Price: £3,200.00

Publisher: London, Mary Matthews, for Awnnsham Churchill, 1722 2nd:

Seller ID: 80204


2 volumes. Large hardbacks, 16 x 10 inches. Full calf leather bindings, raised banding, red and black labels lettered in gilt, and gilt decoration to spines. Embossed paneled decoration to boards. Red speckled page edges. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some wear to covers; corners bumped and chipped, edges rubbed, some surface chips to leather, leather on spines have been professionally re-laid at some time but both front hinges still slightly cracked. Inside ... View more info

Image for A Recent History of Hampshire Wiltshire Dorset Fully Illustrated. Published for Subscribers Only. “Ten Guineas Per Copy.” Limited Numbered Edition.

A Recent History of Hampshire Wiltshire Dorset Fully Illustrated. Published for Subscribers Only. “Ten Guineas Per Copy.” Limited Numbered Edition.

By: CAMPION, P.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, J. Looker Ltd., n.d. ca1920, Ltd. Ed.:

Seller ID: 78534


Large hardback, approx 13 x 10 inches. White cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Some darkening and rubbing to cloth. Some soiling and dark spots to rear. Numbered and signed 124/500. Page edges rough cut. The odd minor spot to inside pages else pages very clean and tight. Unpaginated. Illustrated with B&W plates. View more info

Image for Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Shropshire

Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Shropshire

By: CARY, John;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London J. Cary 1787 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76828


Original Engraved Hand Coloured Map. Framed in gold wooden frame, mounted in grey, behind glass. Map size 11 x 8.5 inches. Total size 16.5 x 14 inches.framed, In very good condition. A very clean and bright example. View more info

Image for A General History of Malvern, embellished with plates, intended to comprise all the advantages of a Guide, With the more important details of Chemical, Mineralogical and Statistical Information.

A General History of Malvern, embellished with plates, intended to comprise all the advantages of a Guide, With the more important details of Chemical, Mineralogical and Statistical Information.

By: CHAMBERS, John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: R & S Prowett 1820:

Seller ID: 74263


Size 8 x 5 inches. Rebound in full calf leather binding with gilt & raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. Binding in very good condition. Some light rubbing on spine. New endpapers. Pages are rough cut. Half title a little marked, a few minor nicks on fore edges. Last Ca 30 pages have faint water mark lower half. Else clean & tight. xii, 291pp., illustrated with 4 fine quality engravings by Baxter, including a folding panaroma of the Malvern Hills from Worces... View more info

Image for The Isle of Wight Coastal Path. Foreword by David Bellamy.

The Isle of Wight Coastal Path. Foreword by David Bellamy.

By: CHARLES, ALAN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Thornhill Press. 1986:

Seller ID: 66533


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 80pp. With b/w line drawings and sketch maps. The author explores and describes the 67 mile path around the Isle of Wight. View more info

The Face of the Home Counties. Portrayed in a Series of 18 week-end drives from London.

By: CLUNN, H.P:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Spring Books (n.d.). New & revised ed.;:

Seller ID: 54227


Tall 8vo. 103 photo.plates; 547pp. Very good in very good to good pict. dustwrapper View more info

Image for The Old Churches of London With an introduction by Geoffrey Webb. Illustrated from drawings, engravings and photographs. Third Edition, Revised.

The Old Churches of London With an introduction by Geoffrey Webb. Illustrated from drawings, engravings and photographs. Third Edition, Revised.

By: COBB, GERALD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, 1948 3rd:

Seller ID: 80318


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with black letterig to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened and marks, edges rubbed with chip to top of spine, price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some minor fading to cloth on spine and top and bottom edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper “W.H. Brown.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 116pp. 6 colour plates, Numerous other illustrations & plates. View more info

Image for Rural Rides An Abridgment with biographical Introduction by E. R. Chamberlain.

Rural Rides An Abridgment with biographical Introduction by E. R. Chamberlain.

By: COBBETT, WILLIAM:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company 1982 1st thus:

Seller ID: 77240


Hardback, Size 9 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with silver lettering to spine. In Illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW price clipped.) 206pp. With b&w woodcut illustrations. View more info

Image for Rural Rides In the counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford, Bucks, Wilts, Somerset, Gloucester, Hereford, Salop, Worcester, Stafford, Leicester, Hertford, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Durham and Northumberland, during the Years 1821 to 1832. With Economical and Political Observations. A New Edition, with Notes, by Pitt Cobbett. Two volumes.

Rural Rides In the counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford, Bucks, Wilts, Somerset, Gloucester, Hereford, Salop, Worcester, Stafford, Leicester, Hertford, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Durham and Northumberland, during the Years 1821 to 1832. With Economical and Political Observations. A New Edition, with Notes, by Pitt Cobbett. Two volumes.

By: COBBETT, WILLIAM:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner, 1886:

Seller ID: 78724


2 vols. Hardback, Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering to spines and fronts, and pictorial ‘Horserider’ vignettes to spines and leafy branch to front. Dark brown endpapers. In good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners, a couple of minor marks to cloth on boards. Front hinges cracked. Some heavy foxing to endpapers and title pg. vol.2. Some foxing to preface and some minor spots to vol.1. Else overall clean a... View more info

Image for The Lake Counties With Special Articles on Birds, Butterfies & Moths, Flora, Geology, Fox-Hunting, Mountaineering, Yachting, Motor-Boating, Fishing, Shooting & Cycling. And including a Full Gazetteer and Map, with Sixteen Plates in Colour and Seventy-Two Line Illustrations by A. Reginald Smith.

The Lake Counties With Special Articles on Birds, Butterfies & Moths, Flora, Geology, Fox-Hunting, Mountaineering, Yachting, Motor-Boating, Fishing, Shooting & Cycling. And including a Full Gazetteer and Map, with Sixteen Plates in Colour and Seventy-Two Line Illustrations by A. Reginald Smith.

By: COLLINGWOOD, W. G.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1932 New Edition:

Seller ID: 80112


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9.5 x 7 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and dark maroon lettering to front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, some minor handling marks to boards. Bottom front corner slightly bumped. Slight darkening to edges of endpapers, with a couple of minor spots to prelim pages, A couple of tiny spots to page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 368pp. Illustrated with 16 Colour ... View more info

Image for English Church Craftsmanship: An Introduction to the Work of the Medieval Period and Some Account of Later Developments

English Church Craftsmanship: An Introduction to the Work of the Medieval Period and Some Account of Later Developments

By: Crossley, F. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Batsford 1941 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80026


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 ins. Blue/grey cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some fading and darkening, minor rubbing to edges, Price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some fading to cloth, else inside pages all very clean and tight. 115pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs and line drawings. Colour frontispiece. A study of church architecture in England (1100-1800). Well illustrated with photographs by t... View more info

Image for English Church Design 1040 to 1540

English Church Design 1040 to 1540

By: Crossley, F.H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Batsford 1945 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80027


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 ins. Red cloth covers with lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some fading and darkening, small chips to ends of spine, Price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some fading to ends of spine on cloth, neat inscription to front “Maureen Scrivener,” else inside pages all very clean and tight. 120pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, plans and colour frontispiece. The design, structure and arc... View more info

Image for Nelson’s Hand-Book to The Isle of Wight; It’s History, Topography and Antiquities. With notes etc... Especially adapted to the want of the tourist and excursionist. New and Revised Edition.

Nelson’s Hand-Book to The Isle of Wight; It’s History, Topography and Antiquities. With notes etc... Especially adapted to the want of the tourist and excursionist. New and Revised Edition.

By: DAVENPORT ADAMS, W.H.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1873 new ed.:

Seller ID: 80030


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Green cloth with decorative gilt lettering to front and spine. With blind embossed decorations. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, small nicks to corners. Some minor marks to cloth. Endpapers darkened and cracked between hinges. Else inside pages very clean and tight. 121pp; Cat.12pp. 1 fold out coloured map & 10 tinted litho. views, including 1 fold out view. View more info

Image for The Shrewsbury Guide for Tourists. A Text Book of the Town and Its Surroundings. With plan and 40 illustrations.

The Shrewsbury Guide for Tourists. A Text Book of the Town and Its Surroundings. With plan and 40 illustrations.

By: DAVIES, R.E.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: L.Wilding. Shrewsbury. 1924 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70115


Size 4.75 x 7.0 inches. In maroon limp card covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed around edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 69pp. With b/w photographs and a map. The book opens with a brief history of Shrewsbury. This is followed by a series of suggested walks and trips. View more info

Image for A History of Southampton. Partly from the Ms. of Dr. Speed, in the Southampton Archives.

A History of Southampton. Partly from the Ms. of Dr. Speed, in the Southampton Archives.

By: DAVIES, Rev. J. Silvester:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Southampton & London, Gilbert & Co. and Hamilton Adams & Co., 1883 1st Ltd Numbered Ed.:

Seller ID: 78911


Hardback, 11.5 x 9 inches. In dark green pebbled cloth with beveled edge boards with blind embossed paneling, Gilt lettering to spine and gilt edging to top edges of pages. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition, Professionally repaired with original neatly laid over on spine. Some minor rubbing to corners, bottom corners slightly bumped/nicked. A couple of minor rubbing marks to boards. Signed and numbered ‘34/50’ “Ballantyne Hanson” opposi... View more info

Image for Life and Sport in Hampshire.

Life and Sport in Hampshire.

By: DEWAR, GEORGE A.B./ THORBURN A. (ill.):

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1908 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 49096


Tall 8vo. Nice original blue cloth with lettering and illustration on spine and front cover. Private name label on inside front cover. Nice bright binding. Inside the photogravure plates are browned around edges, a few other minor spots of foxing including on endpapers, but overall clean. Very good. 2 coloured plates by A. Thorburn, 4 photogravure plates, and illustrations from photographs. 274 pp. Chapters are: The Wood Home, a gift of god, the singers, Birds and their... View more info

Norfolk.

By: DORMAN, BERNARD E.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Black Horse Books. Norwich. 1988 repr.:

Seller ID: 57184


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 183pp. 30 b/w photo.plates. Map. Norfolk is a county of exceptional richness, both scenic and architectural, and the author is an informed and sympathetic guide with a conviction that Norfolk is a county intangibly different from any other. He describ... View more info

Image for Leicester’s Triumph

Leicester’s Triumph

By: DORSTERN, J. A. Van;

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Sir Thomas Brown Institute, Oxford University Press 1964 1st UK ed:

Seller ID: 74473


Size approx 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt to front and spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition. Dustwrapper has a couple of minor tears to rear edge and corners, else a very clean and tight copy. 137pp. With b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Eboracum: Or, The History and Antiquities of the City of York Reprint edition. With a new introduction by K.J. Allison. General Editor W.B. Stephens.

Eboracum: Or, The History and Antiquities of the City of York Reprint edition. With a new introduction by K.J. Allison. General Editor W.B. Stephens.

By: DRAKE, Francis:

Price: £165.00

Publisher: The Scholar Press West Yorkshire,, EP Publishing Limited, 1978:

Seller ID: 79265


Large, size approx 14 x 10 inches. In purple cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spines slightly faded and some slight fading around edges. NOT price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. With b&w plates, maps, and illustrations in text. 627pp + 111pp + index. Reprinted from 1736 edition. Classical Town Histories. View more info