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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

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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

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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

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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

Image for Yorkshire Dales. Great Walks. Photography by David Ward.

Yorkshire Dales. Great Walks. Photography by David Ward.

By: DUERDEN, FRANK:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ward Lock. 1988 repr.:

Seller ID: 74020


Size 8.0 x 10.25 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. With colour photographs and sketch maps. Beautifully illustrated book of three grades of walks in the Yorkshire Dales. Includes sketch maps. Malham, Ingleborough, Three Peaks. View more info

Image for Chelsea from the Five Fields to the World’s End. With eighteen drawings by Dennis Flanders.

Chelsea from the Five Fields to the World’s End. With eighteen drawings by Dennis Flanders.

By: EDMONDS, RICHARD:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Phene Press. London. 1956 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74057


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks. Slightly creased and rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 133pp. With b/w line drawings. Topographical and historical book on the London borough of Chelsea. View more info

Image for In the Steps of Jane Austen. Photographs by Mike Edwards. Second edition. Signed copy.

In the Steps of Jane Austen. Photographs by Mike Edwards. Second edition. Signed copy.

By: EDWARDS, ANNE-MARIE:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Arcady Books. Southampton. 1985:

Seller ID: 68112


Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In pictorial limp card covers. In very good condition. Author’s inscription to main title page. A clean and tight copy. 187pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. An account of Jane Austen’s life and work arranged as a series of walking tours through the towns and countryside she loved. View more info

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Nottingham and Its Region.

By: EDWARDS, K.C. :

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Prepared for the Meeting of the British Ass.for the Advancement of Science, Nottingham. 1966 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 40025


Tall 8vo. Green cloth gt. Very good. Col. frontis.plate (Nottingham Market Place), 24 pages with photo. plates, 85 text ills. & diagrams, and one fold out map. 538 pp. View more info

Image for A Walk through Southampton. Second Edition, considerably augmented: to which is added, some account of the Roman Station, Clausentium.

A Walk through Southampton. Second Edition, considerably augmented: to which is added, some account of the Roman Station, Clausentium.

By: ENGLEFIELD, Sir HENRY C.:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Southampton, Baker and Fletcher, 1805 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 78256


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Half bound in green leather to spine and light blue paper covered boards. With later red later spine label lettered in gilt. In very good condition. Boards are quite rubbed, corners bumped and with some chips to fore and top-edges. Spine rubbed. Some minor rubbing to page/plate edges. Some minor darkening opposite plates, else pages very clean and tight throughout. --- Sir Henry Charles Englefield (c.1752-1822) was a fellow of most of ... View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Northamptonshire & Rutland. (Pocket edition). Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

Highways and Byways in Northamptonshire & Rutland. (Pocket edition). Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

By: EVANS, H. A.;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. 1924 (1st. pocket ed.).:

Seller ID: 75614


Sm.8vo. Approx 4.5 x 7 inches. Brown soft full calf leather binding with gilt lettering to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In original paper dustwrapper. In very good condition. With good dustwrapper (in protective sleeve, spine darkened, corners chipped.) Corners slightly bumped, top end of spine nicked. Endpapers slightly darkened else Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Profusely illustrated. Map. 361pp; View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Northamptonshire and Rutland. With illustrations by Frederick L. GRIGGS. Pocket Edition.

Highways and Byways in Northamptonshire and Rutland. With illustrations by Frederick L. GRIGGS. Pocket Edition.

By: EVANS, Herbert A.; GRIGGS, Frederick L.;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Limited. 1924 1st pocket edition.:

Seller ID: 75009


Pocket edition. Size 4.5 x 7 inches. In brown calf leather binding with gilt to front and spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Rubbing to corners and edges with some scratches to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Smal lmark to edge of contents page else a very clean and tight copy. 361pp. Many b&w illustrations. Folding map at rear. View more info

Image for The Picture of Bristol; Or, A Guide to Objects of Curiosity and Interest, In Bristol, Clifton, The Hotwells, and Their Vicinity; Including Biographical Notices of Eminent Natives.

The Picture of Bristol; Or, A Guide to Objects of Curiosity and Interest, In Bristol, Clifton, The Hotwells, and Their Vicinity; Including Biographical Notices of Eminent Natives.

By: EVANS, Rev. John;

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Bristol, W. Sheppard, 1814 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78145


Hardback, approx 7 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering and banding to spine. In good condition. Corners bumped and slightly nicked, hinges cracked, spine and boards rubbed. Inscriptions to 3rd front free endpaper, some light foxing to pages throughout, front map darkened and edges rubbed, some darkening to and opposite of plates. Else a tight, scarce copy. 156pp + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 3 fold-out engravings... View more info

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The Country House Guide Historic Houses in Private Ownership in England, Wales and Scotland

By: FEDDEN, R.,and others:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape 1979 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 43839


Tall 8vo. Green cloth gt. Very good in very good dustwrapper. Profusely illustrated in black & white, and in colour. 431 pp. View more info

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West-Country Historical Studies

By: Finberg, H.P.R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: David & Charles 1969:

Seller ID: 52206


Original cream cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition, with very good dustwrapper (Slight tears to top and bottom of spine. Slight fading). Slight rubbing to bottom of spine. Not price clipped. 232pp. With b/w maps. Ten historical studies, covering diverse subjects from Devon field systems to the legend associating St Patrick with Glastonbury. Themes of more than parochial import are discussed in the light of topgraphical and documentary r... View more info

Image for Short History of Saint Michael’s Mount. Edited and completed by Dom John Stephan.

Short History of Saint Michael’s Mount. Edited and completed by Dom John Stephan.

By: FLETCHER, Canon J.R.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cornwall. 1951:

Seller ID: 68099


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks. Rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 83pp. With b/w photographs. A mainly religious history of St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall. View more info

Image for History of the Parish Church of Saint Michael and All Angels, Chipping Lambourn.

History of the Parish Church of Saint Michael and All Angels, Chipping Lambourn.

By: FOOTMAN, John:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock, 1894:

Seller ID: 79107


Hardback 9 x 6 ins. Half-bound diced-blue & pebbled-brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt line details to boards. Beveled edges. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and nicked, ends of spine chipped. Some handling marks to cloth. Inscription to front endpaper “FM Gerrard.” Hinges cracked. Slight tanning to pages with some minor handling marks else clean and tight. Very Scarce, only 100 copies produced. 202pp. Illustrated w... View more info

Image for The Old Houses of Shrewsbury. Their History and Associations.

The Old Houses of Shrewsbury. Their History and Associations.

By: FORREST, H.E.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Wilding & Son. Shrewsbury. 1911.:

Seller ID: 73613


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers with black and red title to front. In very good condition. Covers darkened and slightly creased around edges with small chips and tears. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings. The author describes the Old Houses then standing in Shrewsbury with a brief history and mentions of notable people connected with ... View more info

Image for A History of Beaulieu Abbey. A.D. 1204-1539. With Numerous Illustrations, Maps and Plans. SIGNED COPY WITH LETTER.

A History of Beaulieu Abbey. A.D. 1204-1539. With Numerous Illustrations, Maps and Plans. SIGNED COPY WITH LETTER.

By: FOWLER, SIR J. K.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Car Illustrated, 1911 1st:

Seller ID: 80125


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decorative gilt paneled lettering to front. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, ends of spine rubbed and slightly nicked. Corners slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to endpapers. A couple of minor foxing spots inside, some foxing around the gaps of the folded plates at p62. Some minor darkening between gatherings. Else a very clean and tight copy. Signed on front endpaper “P.... View more info