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Image for The Dorset Year Book, for 1927.

The Dorset Year Book, for 1927.

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Published by the Society of Dorset Men. 1927.:

Seller ID: 72559


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In red limp card covers with illustration pasted to front. In good condition. Spine faded and rubbed. Front part faded. Slight lean. Occasional small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 254pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and musical notation. Contents: Review of "Unknown Dorset"/ Baker Lake, Hudson Bay, N.W.T/ Thomas HARDY'S Place Names/ The History of Wollaston House, Dorchester/ Where shall we go for a Holiday? (Studland)... View more info

Image for East Knoyle Estate, Wilts. Auction sale at the “Red Lion” Hotel, Salisbury, on Tuesday, April 2nd, 1946 at 2.30 P.M.

East Knoyle Estate, Wilts. Auction sale at the “Red Lion” Hotel, Salisbury, on Tuesday, April 2nd, 1946 at 2.30 P.M.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rawlence and Squarey. Salisbury. 1946 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72577


Size 9.75 x 14.75 inches. In light blue limp card covers with dark blue lettering. In very good condition. Covers slightly creased and marked. Slight vertical crease throughout. Clean and tight inside. 47pp. With b/w photographs and large coloured fold out map in pocket at back. Catalogue of Auction sale of East Knoyle Estate, Wiltshire, in 1946. Includes detailed descriptions of the dwellings, other buildings etc and the rents available. Also, loose inside are three sma... View more info

Image for The Dorset Year Book for 1935.

The Dorset Year Book for 1935.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Society of Dorset Men. 1935.:

Seller ID: 73928


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In blue limp card covers with b/w photo plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Covers part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 206 pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Contents: Charles Kingsley and Dorset, Isle of Purbeck, Bloxworth, Sounds of Joyance, music composed by E .A. Lane. Words from Hardy's "The Dynasts" (facsimile of title in Hardy's hand), Charm... View more info

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The Dorset Year Book for 1936.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Society of Dorset Men. 1936.:

Seller ID: 73929


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In red limp card covers with b/w photo plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed. Small marks to covers. Slight browning. 220pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Contents include: Bingham's Melcombe, Tales of old Bridport, Swans & Swanneries, The William Barnes Country, Tolpuddle, Sturminster Newton, Bothenhampton, Charmouth, Dorset Literature, etc.; View more info

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Providence & Mr.Hardy.

By: (HARDY) DEACON, L. / COLEMAN, T:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson 1966 (1st.):

Seller ID: 50892


Presented in original illustrated dustwrapper and bound in blue cloth with gilt wording to spine. Very minor brown spots to leaf edges. Not price clipped. (Dw have been Laminated) No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean tight copy. Photo.plts; 244 pp. "The authors have been astonishingly successful in recreating the past. They establish the background of Hardy’s early life, the society in which he was brought up and the values that governed it, in such a ... View more info

Image for The Life of Judge Jeffreys. With Three Portraits.

The Life of Judge Jeffreys. With Three Portraits.

By: (JUDGE JEFFREYS) IRVING, H. B.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1898 1st:

Seller ID: 79628


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Darkl blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. In very good condition. Some fading and rubbing to cloth; faded on front, corners and ends of spine rubbed, some minor marks to rear. Bookplate to front “Rev. W.H. Hornby Steer.” Preface page darkened (from old insert.) Some minor handling else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 380pp. Illustrated With Three B&W engraved Portraits. View more info

Image for Dorsetshire. Its History, Antiquities, Places of Interest, etc. A Complete, Concise and Exhaustive Story of Dorset from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Profusely illustrated with one hundres and twenty-five specially prepared photographic process views. In one volume. Abbott’s Illustrated Counties.

Dorsetshire. Its History, Antiquities, Places of Interest, etc. A Complete, Concise and Exhaustive Story of Dorset from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Profusely illustrated with one hundres and twenty-five specially prepared photographic process views. In one volume. Abbott’s Illustrated Counties.

By: ABBOTT:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Guide Printing and Publishing. Southampton. 1896 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79620


Hardback, Size 11 x 8.5 inches. In textured ‘quarter-bound-style’ brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Black endpapers. All edges gilt. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened, rubbed and bumped at corners. Front endpaper craked between hinge. Some handling marks to pages, some light foxing to title and frontis map. Else a very clean and tight copy. 130pp. With large fold out map and b/w photographs. A brief history of Do... View more info

Image for Circular Coast Walks. Weymouth to Poole Bay. A selection of scenic circular walks. Each walk includes a section of the Coast Path and also includes details of Carparks, Tearooms and pubs, Public transport, and thorough route guides.

Circular Coast Walks. Weymouth to Poole Bay. A selection of scenic circular walks. Each walk includes a section of the Coast Path and also includes details of Carparks, Tearooms and pubs, Public transport, and thorough route guides.

By: ADAMS, CHRIS:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Moor, Dale and Mountain Press. 1995:

Seller ID: 71987


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In white limp card covers with green lettering and illustration. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 12pp. With sketch maps. All of the routes described in this publication are for walkers and are not recommended for cyclists or horses. Sixteen walks including some part of the Dorset coast, with sketch maps and clear directions. As the walks are circular they may be started at any convenient point. View more info

Image for The Book of Dorchester. County town of Dorset.

The Book of Dorchester. County town of Dorset.

By: ADLAM, BRIAN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barracuda Books Ltd. 1981:

Seller ID: 79445


4to. (10.5 x 8 ins.) Hardback. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. DW slightly rubbed at edges . Slight mark on bottom of cloth cover. Not price clipped. Gift inscriptions on 2nd blank page. Else generally clean and tidy. 136pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs and prints. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated guide to the history of Dorchester. A beautifully produce... View more info

Image for A Village Heritage. The Story of Blandford St.Mary.

A Village Heritage. The Story of Blandford St.Mary.

By: ALMACK, T. F:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorchester. Friary Press 1961.:

Seller ID: 70118


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears.Handling marks. Not price clipped). Old address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 86pp. With 11 b/w photographs. 3 maps. Family tree. Illustrated history of Blandford St.Mary with snatches of folklore and and customs. View more info

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Poole A Pictorial History.

By: ANDREWS, Ian;

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Poole. Poole Historical Trust. 1994 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76282


10 x 7.5 inches. Hardback in navy blue covers with gilt lettering to spine and original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap. (DW laminated). Small owners label to front endpaper else very clean and tight. Illustrated endpapers and B&W illustrations throughout. View more info

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Wareham Forest Walk.

By: ANON:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Maidments. n.d. ca1980.:

Seller ID: 62324


8vo. In illustrated limp card covers.. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 8pp. With line drawings and diagrams. View more info

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Dorset County Guide.

By: ANON:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: The British Publishing Company Limited. London. 1987:

Seller ID: 62391


8vo. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 160pp. With colour and b/w photographs and maps including large fold out map. County guide with advertisements. View more info

Image for The Geology of the Country around Weymouth, Swanage, Corfe & Lulworth. Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britian, England and Wales. Explanations of Sheets 341, 342, 343. with small portions of 327, 328, 329. With Contributions by C. Wright & H. Osborne Wright.

The Geology of the Country around Weymouth, Swanage, Corfe & Lulworth. Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britian, England and Wales. Explanations of Sheets 341, 342, 343. with small portions of 327, 328, 329. With Contributions by C. Wright & H. Osborne Wright.

By: ARKELL,W. J.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty’s Stationary Office (HMSO), 1947 1st (with 1952 addenda.):

Seller ID: 79373


Hardback, approx 10 x 6 ins. In light brown/orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition, some minor rubbing to edges and corners of cloth. Neat inscriptions to endpapers “E. Maureen Samuel” & “Laura & Family, from Jo, xmas 1947.” A couple of minor handling marks, else A very clean and tight copy. 386 pp. With photo plates, b/w illustrations and diagrams. Large folding colour map at back. Geological s... View more info

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Dorset Yarns.

By: ASHLEY, HARRY:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Countryside Books. 1988:

Seller ID: 71548


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 128pp. Collection of stories from Dorset, many telling of real events, people and customs. View more info

Image for Dorset. A Portrait in Colour.

Dorset. A Portrait in Colour.

By: ASHLEY, HARRY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Countryside Books. 1986 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73620


Size 10.0 x 8.5 inches, oblong. In illustrated hard card covers. Light blue endpapers. In very good condition. a clean and tight copy. 80pp. With 35colour photo plates. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs around Dorset. Each plate is accompanied by a brief description, explanation and short verse. View more info

Image for Weymouth The Golden Years SIGNED.

Weymouth The Golden Years SIGNED.

By: ATTWOOLL, Maureen; HERBERT, Graham;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Dorset, Dorset Books, 2001 repr:

Seller ID: 77336


Large hardback, 12 x 8.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition. With very good dustwrapper. (Minor rubbing to top edge.) Minor bump to top edge. Signed by author on title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. Profusely illustrated with Photographs by Graham Herbert. View more info

Image for Remarkable Incidents in The Life of John Maynard.

Remarkable Incidents in The Life of John Maynard.

By: AUTOGRAPH;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co. 1900 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77414


Pocket hardback, Approx 6.5 x 4.5 inches. In red cloth with gilt lettering and blind embossed decoration to front board. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, some fading to spine, a couple of small marks to outside. “Dorset Collection” bookplate to front endpaper, half-title page and last advert page darkened, small handling mark to title page, 110pp. With a frontis portrait. 2pp adverts at rear. View more info

Image for Marnhull, a Dorset Village at the Millenium

Marnhull, a Dorset Village at the Millenium

By: BAILEY, ADRIAN:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, NH Publishing, 2001 1st:

Seller ID: 80132


Large hardback, 12 x 8.5 inches. Brown cloth with gilt to spine and front, in illustrated glossy dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. An excellent copy. 244pp. With b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Francis Frith’s Dorset Living Memories.

Francis Frith’s Dorset Living Memories.

By: BAINBRIDGE, JOHN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Frith and Co. 2000 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73616


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches and slightly rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 119pp. With b/w photographs throughout. Photographs of Dorset from the Francis Frith Studios, mostly taken in the mid 1950s. View more info