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Image for Appleby. A History of the County Town of Westmorland.

Appleby. A History of the County Town of Westmorland.

By: HOLDGATE, MARTIN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: J.Whitehead & Son (Appleby) Ltd.. 1970 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 58524


Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small mark to front. Not price clipped). A very 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

Image for West Somerset. Romantic Routes and Mysterious Byways. Foreword by Sir Arthur Galsworthy. Illustrated by Kenneth C.Reid and from Photographs.

West Somerset. Romantic Routes and Mysterious Byways. Foreword by Sir Arthur Galsworthy. Illustrated by Kenneth C.Reid and from Photographs.

By: HOLT, ALAN L.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Charles Skilton Ltd. 1986 repr.:

Seller ID: 73576


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In illustrated hard card covers. In near fine condition. Spine slightly faded. neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1989. Else a very clean and tight copy. 175pp. With b/w line drawings and photographs. The author describes the points of interest on eleven routes in West Somerset which are well off the beaten track. With historical anecdotes. View more info

Image for The County Books. The Channel Islands.

The County Books. The Channel Islands.

By: HOOKE, Wilfred D.;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1953 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 75129


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Some rubbing to edges and corners. Price clipped/torn.). Owners bookplate to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. View more info

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Stories of West Country Folk.

By: HORNE, ABBOT E.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: R.H.Johns Ltd. 1948 (1st. trade ed.):

Seller ID: 62157


Green cloth gt. Very good in good pict. dustwrapper (dw: slightly chipped, with small piece of paper missing top of spine). Numerous photo. plates. 178 pp. View more info

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The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex. In Two Volumes.

By: HORSFIELD Thomas Walker:

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Lewes, Baxter, 1835 (1st.):

Seller ID: 78710


2 volumes. Large hardbacks, 4to. (13 x 10 ins). Quarter bound calf leather bindings, spines with twin black leather labels lettered in gilt, with gilt decoration and banding. Marbled paper boards. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Vol.1 spine darkened. Edges and corners rubbed. Some bumps to corners. Rubbing and small chips/cracks to leather on spine of vol.1., some small chips to labels. Rear hinge cracked on vol.1. Some minor darkening and foxing to edges of pl... View more info

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Local History in England.

By: HOSKINS,W.G:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longman 1970 (8th.impr.).:

Seller ID: 50751


Grey cloth gt. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper 9 photo. plates, some maps. 196 pp., including appendices, additional reference, and index. CONTENTS: The Local Historian Today / English Local Historians / The old communities / Parish, Manor and Land / Church, Chapel, and School / Towns: Topography / Towns: social and Economic History / Fieldwork: The Landscape / Fieldwork: Buildings / Health, Disease, and Population / Some special Tasks / Writing and Publishing. View more info

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The Scenic Heritage of England and Wales .

By: HOWARTH, O.J.R:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sir I.Pitman 1937 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 43522


Green cloth gt. Very good. 48 photo. plates. Map. 190 pp. chapters incl.: The Chalk Belt, East Anglia and Essex, The Hampshire Basin, the limestone Belt & its environment, the lake district.., etc.; View more info

Image for The Rural Life of England. Second Edition, Corrected and Revised. With illustrations on wood by BEWICK and S. WILLIAMS.

The Rural Life of England. Second Edition, Corrected and Revised. With illustrations on wood by BEWICK and S. WILLIAMS.

By: HOWITT, WILLIAM:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1840 2nd edition:

Seller ID: 77560


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine, and blind embossed decoration to boards. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped and rubbed, minor rubbing to edges, spine faded and darkened, edges of boards a little faded, a couple of small marks to cloth. Some darkening and spots to endpapers, bookplate and inscription “G.R.G.” and “David Norwood, Bradfield,” to front. A couple of minor spo... View more info

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Craven. An Illustrated Guide to the Curiosities of Craven.

By: HOWSON, WILLIAM:

Price: £50.00

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: £10.00

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 Highways and Byways in Wiltshire. (Pocket edition).

Highways and Byways in Wiltshire. (Pocket edition).

By: HUTTON, Edward; Erichsen, Nelly;

Price: £8.00

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

Seller ID: 75078


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 very good condition. Some rubbing to corners. Some marks to spine and ends of spine rubbed/nicked. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Profusely illustrated. Map. 463pp; View more info

Image for Memorials of Old Oxford The Engravings by John Le Keux, From Drawings by F. Mackenzie. In Three Volumes.

Memorials of Old Oxford The Engravings by John Le Keux, From Drawings by F. Mackenzie. In Three Volumes.

By: INGRAM, James:

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Oxford & London, John Henry Parker, H. Slatter, W. Graham, Charles Tilt, 1837:

Seller ID: 79289


3 vols. Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Brown cloth with decorative gilt lettering to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts. Embossed decoration to boards. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners bumped, small nicks to ends of spines. Vol.2 with chip and small split at top end. Faded on spines and around edges of boards. Some glue repairs to hinges of vol.1. “Ipswich Book Club” label to front endpaper. Small clipping pasted to verso of frontis in vol.... 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: £200.00

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 Pilgrim’s Pleasure. The West Country. Illustrated by Felix Kelly.

Pilgrim’s Pleasure. The West Country. Illustrated by Felix Kelly.

By: IVIMEY, ALAN:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newnes. London. 1959 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61160


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed along top edge with small chips and tears. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 235pp. With b/w plates. A personal exploration throughout the West Country, focusing on the history of places. Includes, Corfe, Longleat, Lytes Cary, Taunton, Somerton, Old Sarum, Cranborne Chase, villages, pubs, Cornwal... View more info