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Image for The Birds of Chesil Bank, the Fleet and Portland Harbour.

The Birds of Chesil Bank, the Fleet and Portland Harbour.

By: FAIR, JOHN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Chesil Bank and Fleet Nature Reserve. 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69965


Size 6.0 x 8.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Remains of small price label to front. Else a clean and tight copy. 107pp. With b/w line drawings, and b/w and colour photographs with maps. Various authors describe the bird species around Chesil Bank, the Fleet and Portland Harbour in Dorset. View more info

Image for Ancient Industries and Handicrafts. Hants and Dorset.

Ancient Industries and Handicrafts. Hants and Dorset.

By: FARQUARSON-COE, A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: James Pike Ltd. 1975.:

Seller ID: 62342


8vo. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 33pp. With b/w photographs and map. View more info

Image for Where Traditions Linger. Being Rambles through Remote England.

Where Traditions Linger. Being Rambles through Remote England.

By: FEA, ALLAN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Eveleigh Nash 1923 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 47200


Tall 8vo. Blue cloth gt. 2 private bookplates on inside front cover (one armorial one: Charles Penruddocke). Tipped in after the title is a page where the previous owner has written down all the Dorset places mentioned. Back cover lightly scratched. Some slight foxing / minor marks inside. One marginal note in pencil. Else very good. Numerous photo. illustrations. 08 pp. DORSET section: pp. 115 - 171. View more info

Dorset and the Second Legion. New Light on a Roman Campaign. Foreword by Professor Sheppard Frere.

By: FIELD, NORMAN H.; FRERE, S.S.;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1992 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74831


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; minor marks to front). Else a clean and tight copy. 285pp. With b/w photographs and sketch maps. The author discusses the evidence for an extended occupation of Dorset by the Second Legion, with purported Roman activity at hill forts and in the building of an extensive road network. Appendices give details of excavations. View more info

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Proceedings Of The Dorset Natural History & Antiquarian Field Club. Vol XLVII.

By: FLETCHER, J.M.J. (ed):

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Natural History & Antiquarian Field Club. 1926:

Seller ID: 71323


Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to boards. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. lxxviii, 189pp. With b/w photo plates. Volume XLVII of the annually published Proceedings. Includes articles on Steelyard Weights, Dorset Documents, Coleoptera, Dochester Worthies, Poole Almshouses, William Knapp, and more. View more info

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Proceedings Of The Dorset Natural History & Antiquarian Field Club. Vol L.

By: FLETCHER, J.M.J. (ed):

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Dorset Natural History & Antiquarian Field Club. 1928:

Seller ID: 71324


Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to boards. In very good condition. Slight browning to endpapers. A clean and tight copy. 318pp. With b/w photo plates. Volume L of the annually published Proceedings. Includes articles on Fifehead Neville Roman Villa, Mural paintings in Dorset churches, Commons at West Parley and West Moors, Dorset Disc Barrows, Osmington Gault, and more. View more info

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Frontline Dorset. A County at War 1939-45.

By: FORTY, GEORGE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76283


Size 8.75 x 9 inches, oblong. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small owners label to front endpaper else A very clean and tight copy. 167pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and a map. The story of Dorset’s part in WWII, with important Naval bases, army camps, and airfields playing an active part. The Dorset Regiment fought all over the world. The bo... View more info

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Frontline Dorset. A County at War 1939-45.

By: FORTY, GEORGE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69690


Size 9.0 x 8.75 inches, oblong. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Old price labels to front and back. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 167pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and a map. The story of Dorset’s part in WWII, with important Naval bases, army camps, and airfields playing an active part. The Dorset Regiment fought all over the world. The book a... View more info

Image for Wessex Worthies (Dorset). With some account of others connected with the history of the County, and numerous portraits and illustrations. With an introductory note by THOMAS HARDY.

Wessex Worthies (Dorset). With some account of others connected with the history of the County, and numerous portraits and illustrations. With an introductory note by THOMAS HARDY.

By: FOSTER, J.J.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dickinsons 1920. 1920 AUTHOR'S LIMITED EDITION (325 COPIES): This: unnumbered.:

Seller ID: 79377


lg.4to.Grey cloth spine. Stiff paper covers. Corners frayed, and 3 small marks on spine. Covers mostly clean, but on the back cover a small bit of paper has rubbed off (size of a coin), it has a weak scratch, and a tiny hole. Else very good. Very clean inside. 31 plates with 44 photogravure portraits (incl. Rev. W. Barnes), views, etc.; 167 pp. Besides his "Introductory Note", signed in facsimile, Hardy contributed "valued Suggestions" to this volume,... View more info

Image for A Description of Sherborne Scenery, Its Nature and History in its Relation to the Underlying Rocks. The Particular Contribution to this Scenery made by the Several Outcrops of Limestone Clay or Sand. The Faults which displace the Rocks and Thereby affect the Scenery. The Peculiar Manner in which the Hills Wheel Round about Sherborne. The Origin of Dry Valleys. The History of the River Yeo and the Formation of its Valley at Sherborne. Illustrated by Hubert Jones. SIGNED.

A Description of Sherborne Scenery, Its Nature and History in its Relation to the Underlying Rocks. The Particular Contribution to this Scenery made by the Several Outcrops of Limestone Clay or Sand. The Faults which displace the Rocks and Thereby affect the Scenery. The Peculiar Manner in which the Hills Wheel Round about Sherborne. The Origin of Dry Valleys. The History of the River Yeo and the Formation of its Valley at Sherborne. Illustrated by Hubert Jones. SIGNED.

By: FOWLER, Joseph;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Sherborne J. C. & A. T. Sawtell Ltd. 1936 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77411


Hardback, 4to., approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with Green cloth to spine and plain paper covers. Black printed vignette to front and lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, edges and ends of spine. Some minor marks to paper on boards. Neat inscription and bookplate to front endpaper “Hugh Edmund Chafy”, inscribed opposite “H.E. Chafy, from the Author, J.Fowler, April 1936.” With “Herbert Jones” si... View more info

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Lyme Regis Camera.

By: FOWLES, JOHN:

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Dovecote Press. 1990:

Seller ID: 70669


Size 7.75 x 10.25 inches . In illustrated green limp card covers. In hard card slip case. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Else a very clean and tight copy. 145 b/w photographs. The author John Fowles, for many years a resident of Lyme, here presents a series of photographs showing some of the scenery and buildings in and around Lyme Regis and the damage which nature can cause. View more info

Image for Francis Frith’s Around Dorset. Photographic Memories.

Francis Frith’s Around Dorset. Photographic Memories.

By: FRITH / BAINBRIDGE, JOHN:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Frith Book Comp. 1999.:

Seller ID: 71549


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Last page has form cut out. Else a clean and tight copy. 121pp. With b/w photographs. Photographs taken around Dorset from the late 1880s to the 1950s. View more info

Image for Dorset Churches Francis Frith's Photographic Memories.

Dorset Churches Francis Frith's Photographic Memories.

By: FRITH, FRANCIS / SACKETT, TERENCE & ELIZA:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Frith Book Company 2000 1st edition:

Seller ID: 71264


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Old publisher’s label to front. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 123pp. With b/w photographs. Collection of archive photographs from the Francis Frith collection, showing a selection of Dorset churches as they were recorded on glass plate and film in past times. The earliest pictur... View more info

Image for Dorset: Tarrant to Blandford. Designed, drawn, printed and published by R. Gardiner.

Dorset: Tarrant to Blandford. Designed, drawn, printed and published by R. Gardiner.

By: GARDINER, RENA:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Blandford, Dorset Workshop Press, 1970 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79309


Large paperback. Size approx 13 x 10 inches. Illustrated paper covers with blue cloth covered spine. Staple bound. In very good condition. Cloth spine faded. Some minor rubbing to edges of covers. Covers very bright and clean. Else an excellent clean tight copy. 45 pages with lovely colour drawings (and some text). Illustrated from Lithographic Aluminium Plates. “The illustrations in this book are from drawings made directly onto lithographic aluminium plates. They... View more info

Image for Dorset: The Isle of Purbeck

Dorset: The Isle of Purbeck

By: GARDINER, Rena;

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Dorset, Rena Gardiner, The Workshop Press, 1969 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79308


Large paperback. Size approx 13 x 10 inches. Illustrated paper covers with green cloth covered spine. Staple bound. In very good condition. Cloth spine faded and sunbleached. Some minor rubbing to edges of covers. Covers very bright with some very minor rubbing only, some minor dark spots on rear. Some very light foxing inside cover, and some random foxing to edge of p57/8. Else an excellent clean tight copy. Illustrated from Lithographic Aluminium Plates. 92pp. Printed ... View more info

Image for Bradford Abbas. The History of a Dorset Village.

Bradford Abbas. The History of a Dorset Village.

By: GARRETT, ERIC:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Haynes 1989 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 43370


Large book. Glossy stiff pictorial paper covers (same design as on dustwrapper). Fine in fine dustwrapper. Num.photo.plates/ maps. 286 pp. View more info

Image for Coker’s Survey of Dorsetshire Second Edition printed by John Creed with an Afterword by Rodney Legg. Limited Numbered Edition.

Coker’s Survey of Dorsetshire Second Edition printed by John Creed with an Afterword by Rodney Legg. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: GERARD, Thomas; COKER, John; LEGG, Rodney;

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company 1980:

Seller ID: 74358


Limited edition, numbered 143 / 500. Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In brown cloth with gilt to spine. With original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition. Dustwrapper very good. Inside pages clean and tight. Owners bookplate to front endpaper else unmarked. 175pp. With folding map. View more info

Image for A Concise Flora of Dorset.

A Concise Flora of Dorset.

By: GOOD, RONALD:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. 1984:

Seller ID: 62359


8vo. In limp card covers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Else a clean and tight copy. 226pp. With three distribution maps. View more info

Image for Weyland. The Story of Weymouth and its Countryside. With illustrations by the author.

Weyland. The Story of Weymouth and its Countryside. With illustrations by the author.

By: GOOD, RONALD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Longmans. Dorchester.. 1945:

Seller ID: 68818


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In white limp card covers with black lettering to spine and brown title to front in decorative border. In very good condition. Handling marks. Two neat pencil inscriptions to front. Neat pencil marks in margins. Else a clean and tight copy. 116pp. With line drawings, digrams and maps. A history of Weymouth and District with references to the geology. View more info

Image for A Geographical Handbook of the Dorset Flora. Includes a chapter on The Soils of Dorset. By K.L. Robinson.

A Geographical Handbook of the Dorset Flora. Includes a chapter on The Soils of Dorset. By K.L. Robinson.

By: GOOD, RONALD:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society. 1948:

Seller ID: 68884


Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks. One corner slightly bumped. Else a clean and tight copy. 255pp. With b/w frontis and 42 distribution maps. Includes information on geology, climate and their influence on plant distribution within the county of Dorset. With index of Genera and index of English Names. View more info