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Image for Shepherd’s Illustrated Almanack and Diary. Illustrated Nottingham Town and County. 1884.

Shepherd’s Illustrated Almanack and Diary. Illustrated Nottingham Town and County. 1884.

By: ANON:

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Norris and Cockayne. Nottingham. 1884:

Seller ID: 57249


8vo. In limp card covers in decorated front and advert to back. In good condition. Covers marked and spine rubbed with small pieces missing. Front cover and front endpaper loose but present. Small marks inside. Else a clean and tight copy. 86pp. With coloured plate illustrations plus b/w illustrations and illustrated advertisements. 32pp Chatto & Windus cat. Interesting annual publication from Nottingham, giving information on Fairs, postal arrangements, gardening calendar, Royal Family, Eclipses, Carnarvon Castle, Pheonix Park, Dover, Llangollen, Tenancy, Married Women’s Prperty Act... View more info

Image for St.Paul’s Cathedral. Views and Notes.

St.Paul’s Cathedral. Views and Notes.

By: ANON:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. The Dean and Chapter of St.Paul’s. 1921:

Seller ID: 60225


8vo. In grey limp card covers with black lettering and design to front. In very good condition. Covers part faded. Small marks to top of first pages and in centre pages by staples. Pencil inscription to title page, “Margesson Bought at Cathedral. 29-12-21.” Else a clean and tight copy. 40pp. With b/w photographs. Official guide book for St.Paul’s Cathedral. View more info

Image for Chantrey Land, Being an Account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton.

Chantrey Land, Being an Account of the North Derbyshire Village of Norton.

By: ARMITAGE, Harold;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. 1910 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77579


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to front. Gilt edging to top. In very good condition, minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers darkened, neat inscription to front “Best Wishes from Harry, Molly & Ruthie, Dec 1917.” Some mild/moderate foxing, mostly to page edges. Minor tears to edges of pages 9-12. Else a very clean and tight copy. 411pp. 16 b&w plates & many illustrations within text. View more info

Image for Wiltshire The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey A.D.1659-70 with illustrations. Corrected and enlarged by John Edward Jackson.

Wiltshire The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey A.D.1659-70 with illustrations. Corrected and enlarged by John Edward Jackson.

By: AUBREY, JOHN:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Socoiety Devizes. 1862.:

Seller ID: 64660


4to. Stunning leather binding. In brown half calf leather binding with beige cloth boards. Gilt to spine and borders. Top edge gilt. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Slight browning to early pages. Two Owners’ bookplates to front endpaper (Jack Morris) & (Lionel Phillips). Else a very clean and tight copy. 491pp. With 44 b/w plates at back, b/w engraved frontis and fold out family trees. John Aubrey’s description of Wiltshire brought up to date (1862) and corrected. Aubrey seems to have much on trust that he had not observed personally. John Jackson prov... View more info

Image for Memorials of Old Shropshire. With many illustrations. “Memorials of the Counties of England” Series.

Memorials of Old Shropshire. With many illustrations. “Memorials of the Counties of England” Series.

By: AUDEN, Thomas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Bemrose & Sons Limited 1906 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82449


Hardback, Size 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front with lettering and gilt paneling. Beveled edge boards. Top edge gilt. In good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges. Light scuff front board. Top cover front corner bruised, also slightly bruising some top corner pages. Small pencil inscription front endpaper. Some mild foxing to pages else a clean & tight copy. 301pp.,with b/w illustrations by Katharine M. Roberts. Plus 4 pages of book ads to rear. View more info

Image for History of the Commerce and Town of Liverpool, And of The Rise of Manufacturing Industry in the Adjoining Counties.

History of the Commerce and Town of Liverpool, And of The Rise of Manufacturing Industry in the Adjoining Counties.

By: BAINES, EDWARD:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Longman Brown Green & Longmans, 1852 1st:

Seller ID: 80491


Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Dark maroon morocco leather, with gilt lettering to spine and extensive gilt decoration, elaborately paneled boards with gilt crests to centres. All edges gilt. Decorative yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped and rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Some minor rubbing to boards. Hinges cracked between endpapers with darkening from old tape marks, edges of endpapers also darkened. Pages darkened with some staining to edges of title and preliminary pages. Half of folding plate at front is lost but replaced wit h a later copy. Stain to corner... View more info

Image for The Annals of a Tweeddale Parish The History of the United Parish of Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho (Civil and Ecclesiastical)

The Annals of a Tweeddale Parish The History of the United Parish of Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho (Civil and Ecclesiastical)

By: BAIRD, Rev. Andrew;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Smith & Son 1924 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74361


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In navy blue cloth cover with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Cover corners slightly bumped with a couple of small bumps to edges. Nick to leading spine edge has torn small hole in cloth. Inside small newspaper clipping to front endpaper else pages clean and tight. With numerous b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Lakeland Passes. Including some charming Walks through the District. With twelve illustrations and a map. Third edition.

Lakeland Passes. Including some charming Walks through the District. With twelve illustrations and a map. Third edition.

By: BARBER, JOHN B. / ATKINSON, GEORGE:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Ulverston. 1928 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 73034


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In orange hard card covers with black line drawing and lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Publisher’s neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1928. Contemporary bus timetable loose in front. Slightly musty. Else a clean and tight copy. 69pp. With b/w photographs and fold out map. Some passes and walks in the Lake District from the late 1920s. Includes Wrynose, Hardknott, Buttermere, Tarn Hows, Ennerdale, Kirkstone Pass, Ullswater and more. View more info

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Greenwich And Blackheath Past

By: BARKER, FELIX:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Historical Publications. 1993 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81226


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; NOT price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations, maps and plans. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of The Parish of Wimbledon, Surrey. With Sketches of the Earlier Inhabitants. With Map and Illustrations.

The History and Antiquities of The Parish of Wimbledon, Surrey. With Sketches of the Earlier Inhabitants. With Map and Illustrations.

By: BARTLETT, William A.;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. & J. & S. Richards. 1865 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76512


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In pebbled maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed decorative star detailing and edging to boards. In very good condition. Spine faded. Nicks to ends of spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to front board. Some minor marks to endpapers, some mild foxing around plate at p.1. Map torn. Some neat pencil notes to rear endpaper else a clean and tight copy. 222pp. 6 b&w plates and folding map at rear. Pages rough cut. View more info

Image for Victorian and Edwardian Ships & Harbours. from Old Photographs.

Victorian and Edwardian Ships & Harbours. from Old Photographs.

By: Basil Greenhill & Ann Giffard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Batsford 1984 Reprint:

Seller ID: 80689


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In grey cloth cover with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. DW not price clipped. Spine slightly faded. A clean and tight copy. 120 Pages. With 125 b/w photographs. One of an excellent series using local as well as national photographers from around 1850 to the First World war. These pictures illustrate real people going about their everyday lives. View more info

Image for Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. Engraved by J.Skelton from the original by J.Basire. For the year 1806. Pl.106.

Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. Engraved by J.Skelton from the original by J.Basire. For the year 1806. Pl.106.

By: BASIRE, J.:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1806:

Seller ID: 67133


Size 15.0 x 13.0 inches. In gilt wooden frame with glass. Wide green card mount. Print area, 9.3 x 7.0 inches. With later hand colouring. In very good condition. Gilt frame slightly rubbed. Slight mark to lower part of print. Engraved print from 1806 with later hand colouring to figures. View of Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln Colleges with All Saints Church from the Turl. The print shows the street with figures, some of which appear to be mending the road. View more info

Image for Walking in the New Forest. With16 illustrations from photographs and 25 drawings by the Author.

Walking in the New Forest. With16 illustrations from photographs and 25 drawings by the Author.

By: BEGBIE, JOAN:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: A.Maclehose & Co. 1934 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75376


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine.Map on endps; In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Private bookplate on half title page. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 271pp.With 16 b/w photo plates (incl.one of a "Gypsy camp") and 25 drawings by the author. The author describes and illustrates walks in the New Forest. View more info

Wookey Hole. The Cave & its Story. A Description and History of the Three Great Caverns, their Ancient Occupation and the Legend of The Witch of Wookey.

By: BELL, ALAN / HASSALL, JOHN (ills.):

Price: £16.00

Publisher: G. W. Hodgkinson, Somerset. (1928):

Seller ID: 48026


Soft pict. paper covers. In excellent condition. 6 full-page illustrations , brown tint, and num. smaller illustrations by Hassall, and 2 photographs. Map. 46 pp. / 4 pp. View more info

Image for English Landscape.

English Landscape.

By: BENINGFIELD's

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Viking 1985 (repr.).:

Seller ID: 43560


Oblong tall 8vo (28 cm x 26 cm). Vg in vg dw. 141 pages with many lovely col. plates and num. b/w illustrations. This book is centred on the southern and eastern England. View more info

Image for Tourist’s Guide to the County of Surrey Containing full information concerning All its Favourite Places of Resort. Revised and Edited by R.N. Worth. Fourth Edition. With two maps.

Tourist’s Guide to the County of Surrey Containing full information concerning All its Favourite Places of Resort. Revised and Edited by R.N. Worth. Fourth Edition. With two maps.

By: BEVAN, G. PHILLIPS: WORTH, R. N.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford, 1891 4th edition.:

Seller ID: 80845


Pocket hardback, 8vo. approx 6.5 x 4 inches. In orange/brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front and blind paneled boards. In very good condition. Some handling marks to cover; slightly bumped corners and edges. Some darkening and mark to front. Slight darkening to endpapers and title page. Neat pencil inscription to title page. Some darkening to contents page and rear side of first map from old insert. Else pages very clean and tight throughout. 138pp. 32pp cat. With two detailed fold-out maps. Guide to Surrey with suggested road and rail excursions. View more info

Image for The Brighton Pavillion and Its Royal Associations To which is added A Guide to that portion of the edifice open to the public; also to The Supplementary Museum.

The Brighton Pavillion and Its Royal Associations To which is added A Guide to that portion of the edifice open to the public; also to The Supplementary Museum.

By: BISHOP, JOHN GEORGE:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Brighton: Fleet and Bishop, “Herald” Office, 1878 3rd:

Seller ID: 81612


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Purple cloth with gilt lettering to front with gilt and decorative black embossed paneling and gilt crest to front. Top page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth rubbed and faded; chips to cloth on ends of spine and top front corner, some minor soiling and handling marks. Small chip to corner of front endpaper with small minor stain to opposite edge. Some minor darkening to frontis plate and last page. A few handling marks to prelims including preface and contents pages else inside pages clean and tight. 144pp. Illustrated with 6 full page B&... View more info

Image for Picturesque Guide To The Isle Of Wight. Twelfth Edition.

Picturesque Guide To The Isle Of Wight. Twelfth Edition.

By: BLACK's

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, A. & C. Black, 1891:

Seller ID: 78927


Small hardback, approx 7 x 4.5 ins. Dark green cloth with gilt to spine and decorative gilt vignette lettering to front. Embossed paneled boards. Maps to endpapers. In verygood condition. Cover rubbed around edges and spine with some minor marks to boards. Glue repairs to hinges. Else inside pages and maps very clean and tight. 120pp + cat. Illustrated with a title page vignette, 5 plates and a folding map at rear. View more info

Image for The Monumental Remains of Noble and Eminent Persons, Comprising The Sepulchral Antiquities of Great Britain, Engraved from Drawings..., With Historical and Biographical Illustrations.

The Monumental Remains of Noble and Eminent Persons, Comprising The Sepulchral Antiquities of Great Britain, Engraved from Drawings..., With Historical and Biographical Illustrations.

By: BLORE, Edward:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Harding, Lepard & Co., 1826 (plates dated 1824-6.):

Seller ID: 81562


HArdback, approx 11.5 x 7 inches. Quarter bound in polished calf leather with marbled paper boards, extensive gilt floral decoration to spine, plain endpapers, speckled edges. In very good condition. Spine darkened, extremities rubbed, some small chips to leather on corners and edges. Chipped edge to leather spine label. Some rubbing to boards. Glue repairs to inner hinges. Bookplate to front endpaper “H. Pomeroy Bond, Moigne Combe, 1900.” Foxing to endpapers, inside pages all very clean and bright, some minor light foxing to plates, overall plates very clean and bright. Else a cle... View more info

Image for The Story of Cookham Line Drawings by Michael Kennedy. Privately published in 1990 in aid of Holy Trinity Church.

The Story of Cookham Line Drawings by Michael Kennedy. Privately published in 1990 in aid of Holy Trinity Church.

By: BOOTLE, ROBIN / BOOTLE, VALERIE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Privately published. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66044


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges slightly creased. Spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 226pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. An illustrated history of the village of Cookham, associated with the painter Stanley Spencer. The story also includes Shakespeare’s Dark Lady, Marconi and Wind in the Willows, as well as thousands of years of occupation from the Stone Age onwards. View more info