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The Third Country Life Picture Book of Britain. Country Life Picture Book Series.

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Country Life. 1952 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67118


Size 9.0 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Rubbed and creased along edges with tears and small pieces missing. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. With 74 b/w photo plates and four pages of advertisements at back. Beautifully illustrated book of England, Wales and Scotland. View more info

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The County Books. Suffolk.

By: ADDISON, WILLIAM;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75117


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Ends of spine and corners slightly nicked/chipped. Price clipped). Inside clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Suffolk. A colourful picture of the county and people of Suffolk, illustrated with anecdotes and precise description. Chapters on Suffolk landscape, Stour, Constable, Wool... View more info

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England in the Days of Old.

By: ANDREWS, William;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: William Andrews and Co. London. 1897 1st edition:

Seller ID: 75361


approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to front and spine, bevelled board edges. Top edges gilt. Floral endpapers. In very good condition., Minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers darkened. The odd minor mark inside else pages very clean and tight throughout. 279pp + cat. With b&w illustrations. View more info

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The County Books. Hertfordshire.

By: BEACH THOMAS, Sir WILLIAM:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60767


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Hertfordshire. The author’s description of the county is based on his own experience of living there. He looks at the, then, new Garden Cities, and some of the people associat... View more info

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The County Books. Warwickshire.

By: BURGESS, ALAN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60795


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Warwickshire. Chapters on Warwick, Rugby, Leamington, Stratford-on-Avon, Henley-in-Arden, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Coventry, Birmingham. Includes, Warwick Castle, Compton Wynyates, Shakespeare, Guy’s... View more info

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The County Books. Warwickshire.

By: BURGESS, Alan;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75123


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; A Couple of minor tears to edges, corners slightly chipped. Not price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Warwickshire. View more info

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The County Books. Kent.

By: CHURCH, RICHARD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1948 1st ed.:

Seller ID: 75132


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; rear slightly darkened, ends of spine rubbed, sml tears to corners. Not price clipped). Inside pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Kent. The author gives a richly personal account of a pageant of two thousand years of history. Includes, Hever Castle, Penshurst Place, Tonbrid... View more info

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The Regional Books. The Channel Shore.

By: De SELINCOURT, AUBREY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60858


In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With map at back One of a set of books describing some of the identifiable regions of Britain. This volume covers The Channel Shore. The author desctibes the Channel Coast from Dover to Land’s End broken into separate sections over 18 chapters. Includes Dover, Folkestone, Hastings, Beachy Head, Shoreham, Bosham, Portsmouth, Needles, Isle... View more info

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Romantic Edinburgh. Third impression, revised.

By: GEDDIE, JOHN:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Sands & Co. 1921:

Seller ID: 60279


8vo. In dark green cloth covers with white lettering to spine and front with colour plates pasted to front end to front of dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. a couple of small tears to edges. Small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Pencil inscription to front endpaper, “E.W.Margesson. Bought from Robert Grant & Son 126 Princes Street. Edinburgh. September 9th 1924. 9-9-24.” Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 299pp. With eight coloured and for... View more info

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The County Books. London, The City.

By: GOLDING, CLAUD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60799


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The City of London. “The author has explored all its alleyways and courts, inns and taverns, historic churches and buildings. He has familiarised himself with its pomp an... View more info

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The County Books. Gloucestershire.

By: HARE, KENNETH:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. ca 1950:

Seller ID: 60802


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened with small chips to top. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Gloucestershire. The author takes a ‘something for everyone’ approach. For the historian he covers the Battles of Tewkesbury and Stow-on-the... View more info

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The County Books. Gloucestershire.

By: HARE, Kenneth;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. no date. ca1950:

Seller ID: 75141


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbing to edges and minor tears along edges, ends of spine nicked. Rear slightly darkened. Price clipped). Inside generally very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Gloucestershire. View more info

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The County Books. Yorkshire North Riding.

By: HARLAND, Oswald;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75113


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly darkened. Price clipped. Minor tears and chips to corners.) Corners slgihtly bumped. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The West Riding of Yorkshire. Using the analogy of the cloth, The chapters are, Design for Weaving, The Warp, The Woof-Historical, The Wo... View more info

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The County Books. The Lowlands of Scotland. Glasgow and the North.

By: LINDSAY, MAURICE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60832


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to cover. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers The Lowlands of Scotland. Chapters cover Glasgow, Firth of Clyde, Dunbartonshire, Stirlingshire, Clackmannan and Kinross, The Kingdom of Fife, Ayont the Tay. Includes, Kyles of... View more info

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The County Books. Sussex.

By: MEYNELL, ESTHER:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 5th.:

Seller ID: 60791


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Sussex. An intimate and personal account of a highly individual county. Chapters include, Early man, Romans and Saxons, Selig Sussex, County town, Sussex Villages, Three Coast Towns (Brighton, Rye, Winche... View more info

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The County Books. Bedfordshire.

By: MEYNELL, LAURENCE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1950 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75147


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover.Small tears to corners and edges. Some minor loss to top of spine and rear. Not price clipped, price deleted). Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Bedfordshire. A comprehensive study of the history and geology of the county with sections on agriculture, custo... View more info

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The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester. In Three Volumes. Compiled from Original Evidences in Public Offices, the Harleian and Cottonian Mss., Parochial Registers, Private Muniments, Unpublished Ms. Collections of Successive Cheshire Antiquaries, and a Personal Survey of Every Township in the County; Incorporated with a republication of Kings Vale Royal, and Leycester’s Cheshire Antiquities.

By: OMEROD, George; H

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones, 1819 1st:

Seller ID: 80053


Three Volumes. Large hardbacks, each approx 15 x 10 inches. Bound in full brown morocco leather with gilt lettering and banding to spines and decorative gilt paneled boards. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Some handling marks to boards/rubbing to leading board edges. Chip to bottom of spine on v.3., repaired chip to bottom of spine v.1., partial split at top of spine on v.2. Some darkening to edges of endpapers, some light foxing spots to plates, with some light staining to some. Else very clean and tight copies. 556, 470 & 472pp. Illustrated w... View more info

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The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations. Illustrated by A.J.Lewery and C.V.Waine with Maps by R.J.Dean. Signed copy.

By: PAGET-TOMLINSON, EDWARD W.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Waine Research Publications. 1980 reprint.:

Seller ID: 72745


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Slight handling marks. Not price clipped). Author’s neat inscription to first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. 361pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and colour plates. The author describes all the navigable rivers and the canals of Britain, including those no longer in use. Includes chapters on the boats, cargoes, and people, with glossaries. View more info

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The County Books. Surrey.

By: PARKER, ERIC:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1947 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 60807


In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly rubbed at top end. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Surrey. Chapters include, Brooklands, Surrey Soils, Lakes and Ponds, Ancient Camps, Industries, Roads, Pilgrim’s Way, Changes, Fields, Woods, Women’s Institutes, Deer, Birds, Ins... View more info

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The County Books. Surrey.

By: PARKER, Eric;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1947 2nd:

Seller ID: 76291


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 ins. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped. minor rubbing to rear. In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean, endpaper partially darkened otherwise a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. With b/w photographic plates. Fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. Surrey-out-of-doors: the natural history, chalk, soil, sand, clay; products and industries; woodland, commons, plants and animals; deer, b... View more info