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Image for Portrait of Wessex. Tours, & Gazetteer. (About Britain No.2).

Portrait of Wessex. Tours, & Gazetteer. (About Britain No.2).

By: GRIGSON, GEOFFREY:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins. Published for the Festival of Britain. 1951:

Seller ID: 55118


Stiff pict. paper covers. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed at top edge and bottom of spine. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 92pp. Col.& b/w Ills.; Produced for the Festival of Britain. Wessex here is Dorset, and parts of Wiltshire and Hampshire. Includes suggested tours and gazetteer. View more info

Image for South Devon. With 24 Full-Page illustrations in Colour.

South Devon. With 24 Full-Page illustrations in Colour.

By: HANNAFORD, C. E.: ROWE, CHAS. R.:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: A. & C. BLACK, 1907 (1st.):

Seller ID: 78776


Hardback, quarter bound polished dark green morocco leather to spine and corners. With cloth to boards. Raised banding and gitl lettering to spine, with gilt decoration and gilt line edging to boards. Marbled endpapers, top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Beautiful fine leather binding. Spine is faded and darkened. Some darkening to endpapers. Some minor foxing spots to pages, colour plates all clean and bright. Else a very nice clean and tight copy. 24 colour p... View more info

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Mansions of Old Romance.

By: HARPER, CHARLES G:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cecil Palmer. 1930 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73861


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with maroon blind embossed vignette to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. mild foxing to half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 294pp. With b/w plates and line drawings in text. The author describes various stately homes and the families who own them. View more info

Image for Summer Days in Shakespeare Land. Some Delights of the Ancient town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the Country round about; Together with a sketch of the Life of Mr.William Shakespeare.

Summer Days in Shakespeare Land. Some Delights of the Ancient town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the Country round about; Together with a sketch of the Life of Mr.William Shakespeare.

By: HARPER, CHARLES G;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall 1912 (1st.):

Seller ID: 45790


Green pict.cloth lettered and decorated in black. Spine and edges of front cover darkened. Else very good. Profusely ill.by the author, and from old-time prints and pictures. 293 pp. View more info

Image for Our Beautiful Homeland: Exeter. Heart of Wessex. Dartmoor. Bath and Wells. Text by S. HEATH & L. SALMON.

Our Beautiful Homeland: Exeter. Heart of Wessex. Dartmoor. Bath and Wells. Text by S. HEATH & L. SALMON.

By: HASLEHUST, E. W.; HEATH, S.; SALMON, L.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Gresham Publishing Co. (n.d.) ca1910:

Seller ID: 76713


4 parts in 1 volume. Tall 8vo. (9x7 ins). Attractive white pictorial cloth with green lettering and grey art-noveau style endpapers. In very good condition. Covers clean, slightly rubbed, minor marks to rear. Some mild foxing to pages and edges else a clean and tight copy. 48 colour plates by Ernest. W. Haslehust, R.B.A. Each part has 64 pages. View more info

Image for Our Beautiful Homeland. The Thames : Windsor Castle : Hampton Court : Dickens Land. Described by G.E.Mitton, Edward Thomas, Walter Jerrold, J.A.Nicklin.

Our Beautiful Homeland. The Thames : Windsor Castle : Hampton Court : Dickens Land. Described by G.E.Mitton, Edward Thomas, Walter Jerrold, J.A.Nicklin.

By: HASLEHUST, ERNEST W.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd. n.d. ca 1910.:

Seller ID: 58188


In white cloth covers with red and green lettering and decor to spine and front. With decorated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges, affecting occasional pages inside. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 64pp. With 49 colour plates and b/w chapter heading vignettes. Part of the ‘Our Beautiful Homeland’ series. This volume covers The Thames, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, D... View more info

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Avalon and Sedgemoor.

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973 1st. edition:

Seller ID: 54388


In illustrated limp paper covers. In very good condition. Spine and cover slightly faded. A clean and tight copy. 262pp. Num.photo.plts; An unusually vivid account of this region of England, ...;A country of subtle texture and luminous power, a landscape charged with distinctive beauties and mysteries that feed the imagination as few other English scenes can do. View more info

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Cranborne Chase

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz. London. 1980 (1st.):

Seller ID: 56176


Tall 8vo. Bound in original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and top edges slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Edges slightly browned. Owner’s small inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. Map on endps; Num.b/w photo.plates. This delightful book is the author’s account of the countryside that spreads over three counties, Dorset, Hamps... View more info

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Cranborne Chase.

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: V.Gollancz. 1980 (1st.):

Seller ID: 58533


Bound in original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Top and front fore edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 192pp. Map on endps. Num.b/w photo plates. This delightful book is the author’s account of the countryside that spreads over three counties, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, and known as Cranborne Chase. It is the ideal... View more info

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Cranborne Chase.

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz. 1980 (1st.):

Seller ID: 62461


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Top and front fore edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 192pp. Map on endpapers. Numerous b/w photo plates. This delightful book is the author’s account of the countryside that spreads over three counties, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, and known as Cranborne Chase. It is the ideal compa... View more info

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Cranborne Chase.

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz. 1980 (1st.):

Seller ID: 63841


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Top edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). Author’s obituary loose in front. A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. Map on endpapers. Numerous b/w photo plates. This delightful book is the author’s account of the countryside that spreads over three counties, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, and known as Cr... View more info

Image for Stonehenge Decoded. An astronomer examines one of the great puzzles of the ancient world.

Stonehenge Decoded. An astronomer examines one of the great puzzles of the ancient world.

By: HAWKINS, GERALD S.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press. London. 1966 1st. UK edition.:

Seller ID: 58592


Tall 8vo. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Price clipped). Small faded patch to front top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 202pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings and diagrams in text. The first attempt to scientifically decode the alignments of the stones and holes of Stonehenge. The author took cop... View more info

Image for Whitehaven an illustrated history.

Whitehaven an illustrated history.

By: HAY, DANIEL:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Michael Moon. 1979:

Seller ID: 68459


Size 8.25 x 11.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 215pp. With b/w photographs. Illustrated history of the port of Whitehaven in Cumbria. View more info

Image for The Hills of Lakeland. With sixteen plates in colour thirty six plates in monochrome and two maps by the Author.

The Hills of Lakeland. With sixteen plates in colour thirty six plates in monochrome and two maps by the Author.

By: HEATON COOPER, W.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: F.Warne & Co. 1946 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 71338


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine and maroon lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends. Small marks to boards. Neat inscription pasted to front endpaper, dated 1948. Slight browning to endpapers. Colour plates clean and bright. A clean and tight copy. 124pp. With colour and b/w plates and two maps. Originally published in 1938. The author describes and illustrates the hills and mountains of the Lake... View more info

Image for Natural History of the Lake District.

Natural History of the Lake District.

By: HERVEY, Canon G.A.K. & BARNES, J.A.G.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co 1970 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52913


Bound in original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (top edge a little rubbed with small chips to top of spine). Front hinge slightly cracked by half title page. Else a clean tight copy. 230pp. Prof. ills. with b/w and colour photographs, line drawings and maps. With colour maps to endpapers. In this book, a team of naturalists who know both the area and their subject intimately have shared their kn... View more info

Image for The Bulwark Shore. Thanet and the Cinque Ports.

The Bulwark Shore. Thanet and the Cinque Ports.

By: HILLIER, CAROLINE:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Eyre Methuen 1980 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 54301


Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper Map on endpapers. Many photo. ills. by John Mosley. Some maps. 317 pp. View more info

Image for The Lake District Roads and Trackways of

The Lake District Roads and Trackways of

By: HINDLE, BRIAN PAUL:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Moorland Publishing. 1984 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70082


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 187pp. With b/w photographs and maps. The author traces the history of roads and trackways in Cumbria from the earliest Roman roads, drove roads, turnpikes to motorways. View more info

Image for God is Not Great. The Case Against Religion.

God is Not Great. The Case Against Religion.

By: HITCHENS, CHRISTOPHER:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books. 2007 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74028


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Black endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 307pp. With b/w frontis. The author argues against religion in general and argues for a more secular way of living. View more info

Image for The Register of William Edington Bishop of Winchester, 1346-1366

The Register of William Edington Bishop of Winchester, 1346-1366

By: Hockey, S.F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hampshire County Council 1986:

Seller ID: 75283


Original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition, with very good dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to bottom of spine. Not price clipped. 317pp. The Register is a chronicle of the administration of the diocese. Includes information on disposition of clergy, dispensations and matrimonial disputes. The period covers the Black Death and war with France. View more info

Image for A History of Appleby County Town of Westmorland.

A History of Appleby County Town of Westmorland.

By: HOLDGATE, MARTIN:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: J.Whitehead & Son. Appleby. 1970:

Seller ID: 55568


In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to back. Not price clipped). Owner’s inscription on front endpaper. A clean and tight copy. 90pp. Ills. with b/w line drawings in text and plates with map. History of Appleby, published before the reorganisation of 1972. View more info