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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect.

By: BARNES, WILLIAM:

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1887:

Seller ID: 79600


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Dark green pebbled cloth, beveled edges, black line edging, gilt lettering to spine and front. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and ends of spine chipped. Inner hinges cracked. Inscription to front “Arthur Browne 1888.” Some neat quotations penned to rear endpaper. Bookseller label “Henry Ling, Dorchester,” to rear endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 467pp. 44 & 4pp adverts... View more info

Image for Poems of Rural Life In the Dorset Dialect.

Poems of Rural Life In the Dorset Dialect.

By: BARNES, WILLIAM:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1893:

Seller ID: 80099


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth, black line detailing to boards, gilt lettering to spine and front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, top ends of spine chipped. Spine slightly faded. Bookplate/label to front endpaper “Victor A Hatley, Northampton,” and inscribed in pen on half-title page. Some foxing spots to main title and contents. Some foxing to endpapers else inside pages all very clean and ... View more info

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The Crystal Cabinet My Childhood at Salterns.

By: BUTTS, Mary:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1937 1st:

Seller ID: 80176


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. light yellow cloth with dark brown lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor darkening and handling marks to cloth. Neat inscription and label to endpaper “Irene Quittren, July 1937,” and “Mrs M.B. Burt.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 279pp. Illustrated with a frontis portrait. Autobiography describing the authors childhood and schooldays in Poole. View more info

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Great Characters in Dorset

By: CHANDLER, James:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild, 1991 1st:

Seller ID: 80242


Hardback,9 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition, (DW fading to spine, Not Price clipped.) Neat pencil inscription to front “Portland, 1996.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 223pp. With b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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The Society of Dorset Men in London Year Book 1914-15. Who’s A-fear’d? The Annual Magazine for 1914-15.

By: COLLINS, Sir Stephen;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Society of Dorset Men in London, 1914 1st:

Seller ID: 80486


Paperback. Size approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In illustrated printed brown paper covers. In very good condition. Spine rubbed with chips to ends. Corners and edges rubbed. Cover slightly darkened. Possibly a later cover as dated on front 1915-16. Pages tanned, some minor darkening to edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b&w photo illustrations. Colour frontis plate of Corfe Castle. View more info

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Dorset County Council Year Book for 1932-1933

By: Dorset County Council:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bristol, Clarke’s Litho Ltd., 1932:

Seller ID: 80115


Small hardback, approx 5 x 4 inches. Dark maroon leather binding, with gilt lettering and crest to front. Orange endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, else a very clean and tight copy. Pages all clean and bright. 299pp. View more info

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The Little Book of Dorset

By: HILLIAM, David:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press, 2010 1st:

Seller ID: 80182


Glossy hardback 8 x 5 inches. In near fine condition. 184pp. With B&W illustrations. View more info

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History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. Third edition by W.Shipp and J.W.Hodson. With a new introduction by Robert Douch. In Four volumes.

By: HUTCHINS, REV.:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: EP Publishing Limited. Dorset County Library. 1973.:

Seller ID: 80476


4 vols. Large, size approx 10 x 14.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Each with illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good conditions with good dustwrappers (dw; Slightly rubbed around edges, volume IV has small tear on rear flap, Volume I brown water mark lower front edge. Not price clipped). Volume I faint water mark top fore edge, and on front endpaper & second blank page. A very clean and tight set. 4 volumes. With b/w plates, maps, and illustr... View more info

Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. A facsimile limited edition. With a fore-say by the late William Barnes. A facsimile limited edition with a foreword by R.N.R.Peers. Issued by subscription.

By: UDAL, JOHN SYMONDS:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1989. 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 80575


Hardback, Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green 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. 406pp. With b/w portrait frontis of William Barnes. - First published in 1922, this is a facsimile limited edition copy. The author had worked on it from 1870, but was interrupted by colonial service abroad. A fascinating look at old Dorset customs and beliefs. View more info