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Image for Craven. An Illustrated Guide to the Curiosities of Craven.

Craven. An Illustrated Guide to the Curiosities of Craven.

By: HOWSON, WILLIAM:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Whittaker & Co. 1850 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66330


Size 4.25 x 7.25 inches. In half calf leather binding with gilt to spine. Maroon pebbled cloth boards. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Re-bound with new endpapers. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to boards. Slight browning to endpapers. Old repair and small tear to map. Pages darkened with small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 134pp. With b/w engravings and fold out map. Fascinating mid 19th century tourist guide to Craven in West Yorkshire. Descriptions ar... View more info

Image for The History of Taunton Priory in the County of Somerset.

The History of Taunton Priory in the County of Somerset.

By: HUGO, Thomas;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & Taunton, J. R. Smith & F. May, 1860 1st edition,:

Seller ID: 78069


Hardback, 11.5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound green pebbled cloth to spine lettered in gilt, and light green papered boards. Plain endpapers. In good condition. Corners bumped and chipped, edges rubbed. Some marks to boards. Darkening to endpapers, bookplates to front “Frederick J. Wood” / “Avon County Libraries.” “Weston Super Mare Library” Stamp to bottom and rear of title page and to rear of last plate. Some, foxing and darkening to edges... View more info

Image for The Happy England of Helen Allingham. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.

The Happy England of Helen Allingham. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.

By: HUISH, MARCUS B.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bracken Books. London. 1985:

Seller ID: 70007


Size 6.25 x 9.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 204pp. With colour plates by Helen Allingham. Originally published in 1903 as ‘Happy England’. Helen Allingham’s pictures show and England which is Spring and Summer rule, only one picture shows winter, and the weather is always fine. View more info

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A Kentish Miscellany

By: Hull, F. ed.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kent Archaeolgical Society 1979:

Seller ID: 52210


Original blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Very good condition with very good dust wrapper (Some fading to spine.very light scratches to front and back). Slight rubbing to bottom of spine. 162pp. With b/w map and b/w photographs. Five papers covering the economic and social history of Kent from the 13th to the 16th century. View more info

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Inside Somerset.

By: HUTCHINGS, MONICA:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Abbey Press. Sherborne. 1963 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64470


8vo. In illustrated green limp card covers. With vignette of Glastonbury Tor to front. In near fine condition. Spine very slightly rubbed at edges. Church Newsletter, dated 1966, loose in front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 175pp. With one b/w photographs, fold out map. The author describes the towns and villages of Somerset. View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Somerset. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen.

Highways and Byways in Somerset. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen.

By: HUTTON, EDWARD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan & co. London. 1924:

Seller ID: 64494


8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Small indentations to fore edge. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1926. Else a very clean and tight copy. 419pp. With b/w engravings and maps at back. One of the highways and byways series, detailed descriptions of towns and villages in Somerset. View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Somerset. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen

Highways and Byways in Somerset. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen

By: HUTTON, EDWARD:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan & co 1930 repr.:

Seller ID: 68234


Size 4.25 x 6.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed title to front. In very good condition. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1966. Else a clean and tight copy. 400pp. With b/w engravings and fold out map at back. One of the highways and byways series, detailed descriptions of towns and villages in Somerset. View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Somerset. (Pocket edition). Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen. With Slipcase.

Highways and Byways in Somerset. (Pocket edition). Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen. With Slipcase.

By: HUTTON, Edward;

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. 1930 (repr).:

Seller ID: 75616


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 hard card slipcase. In very good condition. With good slipcase (edges and corners rubbed, leading edges slightly faded.) Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to spine. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Profusely illustrated. Map. 419pp; View more info

Image for Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire Avon From its Source at Naseby to its Junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury: With Observations on The Public Buildings, and Other works of Art in its Vicinity.

Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire Avon From its Source at Naseby to its Junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury: With Observations on The Public Buildings, and Other works of Art in its Vicinity.

By: IRELAND, SAMUEL:

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Publ. by R. Faulder & T. Egerton 1795 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 74265


Rebound in hard card covers, with greay cloth spine, black title lettering on spine. Size 9.2 x 6.1 inches In very good condition. Cloth slightly sunned. Inscription front endpaper.Frontis, map & one other plate, have small stain lower corner. Else plates are clean and fresh. There is the occasional off-setting from some plates. A very nice book. Very nice aquatint frontispiece, Map, and 28 sepia aquatint views and 2 copper-engr.portraits as listed. Also numerous w... View more info

Image for Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter Giving an account of the Laws and Customs of the place, offices &c.... with their distinct coats of arms engrav’d on copper plates... Together with a catalogue of Bishops &c... from the year 1049. Originally collected by Richard Izacke, and now improv’d and continued to the year 1722 by Samuel Izacke, Chamberlain. To which is added a correct map of the city, together with the Guidhall and Conduit.

Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter Giving an account of the Laws and Customs of the place, offices &c.... with their distinct coats of arms engrav’d on copper plates... Together with a catalogue of Bishops &c... from the year 1049. Originally collected by Richard Izacke, and now improv’d and continued to the year 1722 by Samuel Izacke, Chamberlain. To which is added a correct map of the city, together with the Guidhall and Conduit.

By: IZACKE, Richard & Samuel:

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Edward Score, John March, Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1723 1st:

Seller ID: 79791


Hardback, 8 x 4.5 inches. In full Calf leather binding; decorative blind-paneled boards, red leather spine title-label. Plain endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed; corners bumped and chipped, edges and ends of spine rubbed. (Leather professionally relaid on spine.) Some darkening and marks to endpaeprs, bookplate to front “Willm. Hamper,” and a couple of inscriptions “G. Webb,” + another. Some darkening to title and... View more info

Image for The History and Mystery of Colchester Castle. Being Selections from “Occasional Notes on Colchester Antiquities” contributed to “The Essex County Telegraph”. Eighth edition.

The History and Mystery of Colchester Castle. Being Selections from “Occasional Notes on Colchester Antiquities” contributed to “The Essex County Telegraph”. Eighth edition.

By: JARMIN, A.M.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Colchester. The Essex telegraph, Ltd. 1931 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73300


Size 4.5 x 6.5 inches. In brown limp card covers with black lettering and b/w photo pasted to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Small hole in front cover penetrating to index page. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 62pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. History of Colchester Castle with some mysteries referred to. View more info

Image for A Bibliography of the History of Wales.

A Bibliography of the History of Wales.

By: JENKINS, R. / REES, W.(ed.):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Univ.of Wales Press Board. Cardiff 1931 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 54300


Tall 8vo. Blue cloth gt. Very good. 218 pp. View more info

Image for Colchester Castle, Shewn to have been The Tempted Citadel Roman Colonists Built at Colonia Camulodunum to their Deified Emperor Claudius. A Revised Edition.

Colchester Castle, Shewn to have been The Tempted Citadel Roman Colonists Built at Colonia Camulodunum to their Deified Emperor Claudius. A Revised Edition.

By: JENKINS, Rev. H.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith, 1869:

Seller ID: 79815


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In Quarter-Bound blue calf leather binding, blue cloth boards, gilt banding to ends of spine, with gilt lettering to long brown leather spine label. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Monogrammed initials to front inset in black, brown and red leather. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Some darkening to spine faded with a couple of small marks nr spine and some minor handling to boards. Endpapers slightly dark... View more info

Image for By Chance I Did Rove.

By Chance I Did Rove.

By: JEWSON, Norman;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Great Britian, Private, Norman Jewson, 1973 1st edition,:

Seller ID: 77534


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges, spine a little faded and darkened, in protective sleeve.) Cloth clean, neat inscription to front endpaper “David Norwood.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight. 126pp. Illustrated with 8 Monochrome Plates, 5 Lithographic Plates and 3 b&w line illustrations within... View more info

Image for Under a Suffolk Sky. Drawings by Beryl Irving.

Under a Suffolk Sky. Drawings by Beryl Irving.

By: JOBSON, ALLAN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd. London. 1964 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69696


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In grey cloth covers with dark blue lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends with small chips. Small marks. Slightly creased along top edge with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 190pp. With b/w line drawings. The ... View more info

Image for Original Hand-Coloured Engraved Map of Norfolk. Norfolk, A Countie Flourishing & Populous Described and Devided with the Armes of Such Noble Families as Have Borne the Titles Therof.

Original Hand-Coloured Engraved Map of Norfolk. Norfolk, A Countie Flourishing & Populous Described and Devided with the Armes of Such Noble Families as Have Borne the Titles Therof.

By: John SPEED; SAXTON;

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, John Sudbury & George Humble nd:

Seller ID: 75869


Large Map. Approx 20 x 16 inches (engraved area.) Hand coloured. Mounted. Double-sided, with list of hundreds and Description of the County on reverse. Framed. In very good condition. Lovely colouring. Centre crease. Double glazed Frame. Some masking tape reinforcement to bottom of map. *Glass may need to be removed for transit/posting if sent abroad. View more info

History, people and places in Hampshire.

By: JOWITT, R.L.P. & JOWITT, DOROTHY:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Spurbooks Limited. 1975 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57181


Tall 8vo. In yellow cloth covers with blue to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges with small tears and chips. Not price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs. Written at the time when the county borders were being ‘adjusted’, this heavily illustrated book still includes Bournemouth and Christchurch as hampshire. The authors describe the hist... View more info

Image for Kelly’s Directory of Berkshire And Oxfordshire 1939. With Coloured Maps.

Kelly’s Directory of Berkshire And Oxfordshire 1939. With Coloured Maps.

By: KELLY'S

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Kelly’s Directories Ltd. 1939 1st:

Seller ID: 77049


Hardback. 10.5 x 7 inches. In red cloth with gilt lettering and printed advertising to covers. Red part-page edging with parts lettered on outer page edges. In very good condition. Cloth heavily faded on spine and around edges on boards. Corners bumped, some rubbing to edges. Some slight darkening to endpapers, some marks to edges of title page. Small tears where maps bound in, old tape repairs to map at front. Inside pages very clean and tight. 2 large. coloured fold-ou... View more info

Image for Old Times Re-Visited in the Borough & Parish of Lymington, Hants. Second Edition.

Old Times Re-Visited in the Borough & Parish of Lymington, Hants. Second Edition.

By: KING, EDWARD:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, Ltd. & Chas T. King, 1900 (2nd. ed.).:

Seller ID: 78912


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10.5 x 7 inches. Maroon cloth covers beveled board edges. Gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition, cloth a little rubbed and spine faded, some rubbing and nicks to ends of spine, endpapers a little darkened. Some minor spots and light handling marks to pages else inside clean and tight. 22 b&w plates ( incl. one double-page view of ‘Lymington Church about 1796’). 306 pp. View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in The Border.

Highways and Byways in The Border.

By: LANG, A. AND J. / THOMSON, HUGH (ill.);

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. London. 1929:

Seller ID: 56747


8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly darkened with small marks, tears and chips around edges. Small pieces missing at ends of spine and corners. Not price clipped). Presentation inscription with multiple signatures on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 440pp. Prof. ills. with b/w line drawings. One of the Highways and Byways series, describing towns, villages, castles etc... View more info