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Ghosts of Dorset, Devon and Somerset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY / COLLIER, MARY / PERROTT, TOM:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1974 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82566


Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With bookplate. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 147pp. Collection of ghost stories from the three counties, Dorset, Devon, Somerset. View more info

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Literary Dorset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71545


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w illustrations. An encyclopedia of Dorset authors - presented as an ABC of places and their special people. View more info

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Dorset Families.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 2002 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82563


In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dust wrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Last page omitted, misbound. Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs and engravings. The author tells the stories of over thirty Dorset families through the histories of their seats. He also gives concise histories of numerous manors and smaller country houses, including their contributions to literature and national events. View more info

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Literary Dorset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Comp. 1990 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 69959


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased at top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192 pp. With b/w photographs. An encyclopedia of Dorset Towns and Villages and the writers, with short biographies, that lived there or were associated with them. William Barnes, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Allsop, Frederick Treves, Alfred Russel Wallace, to name just a few. Very interesting and excellent reference material, written with the author’s characteristic tho... View more info

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Swanage Encyclopaedic Guide.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dorset Publ.Co. 1995 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 54382


In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper. Not price clipped. A very clean and tight copy. 124pp. With map and Swanage Song. An A-Z of references to places, people and events in and around Swanage. View more info

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The Jurassic Coast. Guide to the Devon and Dorset World Heritage site.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 2002 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69843


Size 9.25 x 8.75 inches. In blue 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. 144pp. With many colour photographs. And maps. Beautiful pictures of the Jurassic Coast. Each picture is numbered to relate to one of the maps, and has a short description/caption. View more info

Image for Discovering Lost Dorset. A personal view through magic lantern photographs and other images of the county in the Author’s Unique Collection.

Discovering Lost Dorset. A personal view through magic lantern photographs and other images of the county in the Author’s Unique Collection.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 2009. Reprint.:

Seller ID: 82877


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition. Not price clipped. A very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs. Photographs from the author’s extensive private collection showing Dorset through the seasons and the people who lived and worked there in war and in peacetime. A fascinating glimpse into the past. View more info

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National Trust Dorset. Photographs by Colin Graham.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70645


Size 7.0 x 10.0 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 208pp. With b/w photographs. The author describes properties, monuments and land owned by the National Trust in Dorset. View more info

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Battle of Britain Dorset. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1995 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81388


Size 10 x 7 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped, some minor rubbing to edges). SSigned on title page by author “With the author’s best wishes, Rodney Legg - signed in the pilot’s bar of RAF Warmwell at the Frampton Arms. 1995.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, diagrams and maps and plans. The events over Dorset during 1940 with daily reports for the period of the Battle of Britain. The book focuss... View more info

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The Stour Valley. From Stourhead to Christchurch

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Halsgrove 2003. 1st Edition.:

Seller ID: 82625


Size 9.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition. (DW; Slight handling marks, Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With colour photographs. Following the River Stour downstream from Stourhead to the seaward end in Christchuch. The text enables and encourages your own explorations. Parking and footpath details accompany the photographic evocation of a 65-mile landscape for all seasons. View more info

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The Book of Bridport Town, Harbour & West Bay

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Halsgrove 2003. 1st Edition.:

Seller ID: 82633


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In bright blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition. (DW; Slight rubbing to top edge, NOT price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs. The name Bridport used to bring a shudder to the spine in the days when to be “stabbed by a Bridport dagger” was to be hanged. As well as producing the hangman’s rope, this historic and picturesque town served as the cordage centre for the Royal Navy. Members of the author's family abound Bridport so he is well qualified to produce the l... View more info

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Dorset Aviation Encyclopaedia.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1996 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69370


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In pictorial limp card covers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 175pp. With b/w illustrations in text. References in alphabetical order about aviation in WWII in Dorset. View more info

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Purbeck Island. The industrial,social and natural history of a corner of England.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sherborne. Dorset Publ.Co. 1972 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79682


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; creased along top edge with small tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 196pp. With b/w photographs. History and guide to a fascinating but little known area of Dorset. People visit Wareham, Corfe Castle and Swanage, but the rest of Purbeck remains unknown. The author looks at the history, industry and countryside. View more info

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Dorset - America The Story of Dorset’s Links with North America Through The Centuries.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dorset, Dorset Books, 2006 1st:

Seller ID: 81661


Large hardback, 12 x 8.5 inches. Black cloth with glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap (DW Not clipped.) No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With B&W photo illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Book of Poole: Harbour and Town SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

By: LEGG, Rodney:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Halsgrove, 2005 1st:

Seller ID: 82530


Large hardback, 12 x 8.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. With glossy illustrated dustwrapper. DW NOT price clipped. Signed by Author In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap (DW Not clipped.) Signed by Author on title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. Illustrated with B&W photos throughout. Dorset's biggest historic town and home to the second largest natural harbour in the world. Another book of reflections of times past from Halsgrove View more info

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Swanage Encyclopaedic Guide.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing.Co. 1995 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 56599


In black cloth covers with gitl to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 124pp. With map and musical notation, ‘The Swanage Song’. Alphabetical entries of important or notable, people, places, events associated with Swanage in Dorset. View more info

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Lawrence of Dorset From Arabia to Clouds Hill

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company 2005:

Seller ID: 82630


Size 7.0 x 10.25 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition. (DW; Slight rubbing to top edge, NOT price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 152pp. With b/w photographs. Lawrence of Dorset is the story of Lawrence of Arabia’s cottage at Clouds Hill. The former gamekeeper’s cottage stands a mile from Bovington Camp and was the key location in Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence’s life from 1923 until his death-crash nearby, just 400 yards along Tank park Road, in May 1935. View more info

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Literary Dorset.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73984


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w illustrations. An encyclopedia of Dorset authors - presented as an ABC of places and their special people. View more info

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Dorset Flight. The Complete History.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 2001 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68452


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs and colour illustrations. The history of flight in Dorset with alphabetical references and photographs. People, places and events. View more info

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A Purbeck Christmas.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Halsgrove. 2002 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79370


Hardback, Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w photographs and musical notation. Beautifully illustrated book on the winter in Purbeck, Dorset. View more info