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An Album Of Old Poole

By: BEAMISH, DEREK / DOCKERILL, JOHN / HILLIER, JOHN / SMITH, GRAHAM:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust 1975 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 70656


Size 8.0 x 11.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dust wrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Pages not numbered. With 226 b/w photographs, and other illustrations. A history of Poole through old photographs. Black and white photographs throughout. Victorian and Edwardian photographs by professional and amateur photographers. The photpgraphs have all been researched individually by the authors and the text contains much information that ... View more info

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The Pride of Poole 1688-1851

By: BEAMISH, DEREK / DOCKERILL, JOHN / HILLIER, JOHN:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust 1974 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70133


Size 6.75 x 9.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Old address label inside front cover. 280pp. With b/w photographs. Facsimile signatures to end papers. A brief history of the Corporation of Poole from 1688 to 1851.A brief account of some aspects of corporate life in the town leading up to and incorporating the first major reform of local government (1835). View more info

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Ebb-Tide at Poole.

By: HILLIER, JOHN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust. 1985 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69069


In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition.with very good dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). Small pencil marks to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 216pp. With b/w photographs and a map. Illustrated end papers. An interesting book produced by Poole Historical Trust which tells the story of the serious decline in the fortunes of the Town/Harbour of Poole when the Napoleonic Wars ended. Trade declined and with town elections being declared fraudulant, all sorts of lawsuits were mounted which effectively ended i... View more info

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The Long, Long Road to Victory. War Diary of an Infantry Despatch Rider, 1940-1946. Signed copy.

By: HILLIER, JOHN:

Price: £95.00

Publisher: John Hillier. 1995 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67179


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth boards with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Author’s neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 173pp. With b/w photographs, sketch maps and illustrations. The author tells of his time as a despatch rider in WWII. He served in Africa, India, the Middle East, Scicily, Italy, Germany. View more info

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Ebb-Tide at Poole.

By: HILLIER, JOHN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust. 1985 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61245


Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 216pp. With monochrome illustrations in text. An interesting book produced by Poole Historical Trust which tells the story of the serious decline in the fortunes of the Town/Harbour of Poole when the Napoleonic Wars ended. Trade declined and with town elections being declared fraudulant, all sorts of lawsuits were mounted which effectively ended in th... View more info